Rep. Frank Wolf

Former Representative from Virginia’s 10th District, Republican

Wolf, a Republican, was the representative for Virginia's 10th congressional district from 1981 to 2014.



Our unique analysis of the bills Wolf 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 2014. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Wolf is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2014 Statistics

Read our 2014 Report Card for Wolf for more statistics.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Wolf sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (31%) Transportation and Public Works (21%) Government Operations and Politics (17%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Crime and Law Enforcement (10%) Commerce (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1981 to Dec 2014, Wolf missed 228 of 20,018 roll call votes, which is 1.1%. This is better than the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2014. ProPublica has tracked 12 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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