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Rep. Deborah Pryce

Former Representative for Ohio’s 15th District

Pryce was the representative for Ohio’s 15th congressional district and was a Republican. She served from 1993 to 2008.

Photo of Rep. Deborah Pryce [R-OH15, 1993-2008]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Pryce is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2008 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 Pryce sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Pryce was the primary sponsor of 4 bills that were 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 at least about half 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

Pryce sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Economics and Public Finance (17%) Health (16%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Social Welfare (12%) Finance and Financial Sector (11%) Science, Technology, Communications (11%) Education (11%) Labor and Employment (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Pryce’s Vote Vote Description
Aye H.R. 6049 (110th): Energy Improvement and Extension Act of 2008
May 21, 2008. Passed 263/160.
Aye H.Res. 801 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3688) to implement the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement.
Nov 7, 2007. Passed 349/55.
Yea H.R. 2829 (110th): Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2008
Jun 28, 2007. Passed 240/179.
Yea H.R. 1830 (110th): To extend the authorities of the Andean Trade Preference Act until February 29, 2008.
Jun 27, 2007. Passed 365/59.
Yea H.R. 835 (110th): Hawaiian Homeownership Opportunity Act of 2007
Mar 21, 2007. Failed 262/162.

Missed Votes

From Jan 1993 to Dec 2008, Pryce missed 961 of 10,170 roll call votes, which is 9.4%. This is much worse 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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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: