Our unique analysis of the bills Hobson sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2008. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hobson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Hobson was the primary sponsor of 9 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:
- H.R. 2419 (109th): Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2006
- H.R. 2754 (108th): Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2004
- H.R. 4755 (107th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 204 South Broad Street in Lancaster, Ohio, as the “Clarence Miller Post Office Building”.
- H.R. 5011 (107th): Military Construction Appropriations Act, 2003
- H.R. 3323 (107th): Administrative Simplification Compliance Act
- H.R. 2904 (107th): Military Construction Appropriations Act, 2002
- H.R. 4425 (106th): Military Construction Appropriations Act, 2001
We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.
Hobson sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Foreign Trade and International Finance (20%) Armed Forces and National Security (17%) Law (12%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (12%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Commerce (10%) Education (10%) Energy (10%)
Some of Hobson’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6735 (110th): BARREL Act
- H.R. 6616 (110th): Colonel Charles Young Home National Historical Site Study Act
- H.R. 1800 (110th): To authorize and request the President to award the Medal of Honor ...
- H.R. 1799 (110th): To authorize and request the President to award the Medal of Honor ...
- H.R. 5427 (109th): Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2007
- H.R. 3559 (109th): Medicare Durable Medical Equipment Access Act of 2005
- H.R. 3092 (109th): To reduce temporarily the duty on 4,4’-Oxydianiline (ODA).
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From Jan 1991 to Dec 2008, Hobson missed 162 of 11,102 roll call votes, which is 1.5%. This is better than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2008. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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