Rep. Earl Hilliard

Former Representative from Alabama’s 7th District, Democrat

Hilliard, a Democrat, was the representative for Alabama's 7th congressional district from 1993 to 2002.



Our unique analysis of the bills Hilliard 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 2002. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hilliard is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hilliard sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (23%) Government Operations and Politics (23%) Commerce (13%) Crime and Law Enforcement (13%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (7%) International Affairs (7%) Taxation (7%) Transportation and Public Works (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1993 to Nov 2002, Hilliard missed 349 of 5,859 roll call votes, which is 6.0%. This is much worse than the median of 2.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 2002. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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