Rep. Eric Cantor (R)

Former Representative from Virginia’s 7th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2001-2014 Representative Virginia's 7th District

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2013 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Cantor sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Cantor is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2001 to Aug 2014, Cantor missed 422 of 9,688 roll call votes, which is 4.4%. This is worse than the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 2014. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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