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Rep. Deborah Halvorson

Former Representative for Illinois’s 11th District

Halvorson was the representative for Illinois’s 11th congressional district and was a Democrat. She served from 2009 to 2010.

Photo of Rep. Deborah Halvorson [D-IL11, 2009-2010]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Halvorson is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2010 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Halvorson sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Halvorson was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Halvorson sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (43%) Taxation (33%) Health (14%) Commerce (10%)

Recent Bills

Some of Halvorson’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Halvorson’s Vote Vote Description
Yea S. 3729 (111th): National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010
Sep 29, 2010. Passed 304/118.
Nay H.Res. 1500 (111th): Providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to the bill (H.R. 4899) making emergency supplemental appropriations for ...
Jul 1, 2010. Passed 215/210.
Yea H.Res. 915 (111th): Encouraging the Republic of Hungary to respect the rule of law, treat foreign investors fairly, and promote ...
Dec 8, 2009. Passed 333/74.
Nay H.Res. 317 (111th): Recognizing the region from Manhattan, Kansas, to Columbia, Missouri, as the Kansas City Animal Health Corridor, and ...
Sep 15, 2009. Passed 312/108.
Nay H.R. 31 (111th): Lumbee Recognition Act
Jun 3, 2009. Passed 240/179.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2009 to Dec 2010, Halvorson missed 11 of 1,655 roll call votes, which is 0.7%. This is better than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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