Rep. Delbert Latta

Former Representative from Ohio’s 5th District, Republican

Latta, a Republican, was the representative for Ohio's 5th congressional district from 1959 to 1988.

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Latta 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 1988. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Latta is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Latta sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (28%) Economics and Public Finance (24%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (10%) Energy (7%) Health (7%) Commerce (7%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1959 to Oct 1988, Latta missed 694 of 11,329 roll call votes, which is 6.1%. This is on par with the median of 5.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1988. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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