Rep. Gabrielle Giffords

Former Representative from Arizona's 8th District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
2007-2012 Representative,
Arizona's 8th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Giffords was a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Giffords’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Giffords’s bills had a total of 19 cosponsors in the 112th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Giffords to other members of the House of Representatives in the 112th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2007 to Jan 2012, Giffords missed 1,027 of 4,490 roll call votes, which is 22.9%. This is worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2012. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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Recent Legislative Activity