Fletcher was the representative for Kentucky’s 6th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1999 to 2003.
Fletcher is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2004 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 Fletcher sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 7, 2004. See full analysis methodology.
Fletcher sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Fletcher’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 3160 (108th): Tobacco Reduction, Accountability, and Community Enhancement Act of 2003
- H.R. 660 (108th): Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2003
- H.R. 245 (108th): Tobacco Equity Elimination Act of 2003
- H.R. 5257 (107th): Keeping All Children Safe in Schools Act of 2002
- H.R. 5035 (107th): Tobacco Equity Elimination Act of 2002
- H.R. 4170 (107th): State Cooperative Health Care Access Plan Act of 2002
- H.R. 3511 (107th): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to continue the ...
From Jan 1999 to Dec 2003, Fletcher missed 255 of 2,887 roll call votes, which is 8.8%. This is much worse than the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2003. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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