Rep. George Hansen

Former Representative from Idaho’s 2nd District, Republican

Hansen, a Republican, was the representative for Idaho's 2nd congressional district from 1975 to 1984.

He was previously the representative for Idaho's 2nd congressional district (1965-1968).


Our unique analysis of the bills Hansen 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 1984. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hansen is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hansen sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (23%) Labor and Employment (18%) Private Legislation (13%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Taxation (10%) Finance and Financial Sector (9%) Environmental Protection (8%) International Affairs (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1965 to Oct 1984, Hansen missed 1,213 of 6,679 roll call votes, which is 18.2%. This is much worse than the median of 7.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1984. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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