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:
Government Operations and Politics (16%) Crime and Law Enforcement (16%) Health (16%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%) Transportation and Public Works (13%) Commerce (13%) Law (9%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (6%)
Some of Johnson’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6164: Inclusive Campuses Act
- H.R. 6072: Election Integrity Act of 2016
- H.R. 6073: Election Infrastructure and Security Promotion Act of 2016
- 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
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|Johnson’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 644: Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015
Dec 11, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 1191: Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015
May 14, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
H.R. 636: America’s Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2015
Feb 13, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 37: Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act
Jan 7, 2015. Failed.
From Jan 2007 to Sep 2016, Johnson missed 346 of 7,618 roll call votes, which is 4.5%. 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.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
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