Rep. Harry Mitchell

Former Representative from Arizona’s 5th District, Democrat

Mitchell, a Democrat, was the representative for Arizona's 5th congressional district from 2007 to 2010.


Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Mitchell 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 2010. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Mitchell is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Mitchell sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (18%) Education (15%) Transportation and Public Works (15%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Emergency Management (12%) Labor and Employment (12%) Law (9%) Economics and Public Finance (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2007 to Dec 2010, Mitchell missed 48 of 3,531 roll call votes, which is 1.4%. This is better than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. ProPublica has tracked 25 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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