Rep. Henry “Hank” Johnson Jr.

Representative from Georgia’s 4th District, Democrat

Johnson, a Democrat, has been the representative for Georgia's 4th congressional district since Jan 4, 2007 (next election in 2016) (map).

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2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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)

Committee Membership

Henry “Hank” Johnson Jr. sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

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%) Law (13%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (7%) Science, Technology, Communications (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2007 to Apr 2016, Johnson missed 336 of 7,223 roll call votes, which is 4.7%. This is much 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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Primary Sources

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