Our unique analysis of the bills Johnson has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Johnson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Johnson for more statistics.
Henry “Hank” Johnson Jr. sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Armed Services
- House Committee on the Judiciary
Johnson sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Crime and Law Enforcement (17%) Health (17%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%) Transportation and Public Works (13%) Commerce (13%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Law (10%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (7%)
Some of Johnson’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5474: Berta Caceres Human Rights in Honduras Act
- H.R. 5131: VOTE Act of 2016
- H.R. 4899: Restoring Statutory Rights and Interests of the States Act of 2016
- H.R. 4827: Coal Ash Landfill Safety Act
- H.R. 4517: APPS Act of 2016
- H.R. 4516: Data Broker Accountability and Transparency Act of 2016
- H.R. 4249: Police Agency Investigation Improvement Act of 2015
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From Jan 2007 to Jul 2016, Johnson missed 345 of 7,522 roll call votes, which is 4.6%. This is worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 25 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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