Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2007
Rep. James “Jim” Gibbons [R-NV2, 1997-2006] leaves office as Representative for Nevada's 2nd congressional district.
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Former Representative from Nevada’s 2nd District, Republican
Gibbons, a Republican, was the representative for Nevada's 2nd congressional district from 1997 to 2006.
Our unique analysis of the bills Gibbons 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 2006. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Gibbons is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Gibbons sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Public Lands and Natural Resources (21%) Government Operations and Politics (17%) Law (14%) Transportation and Public Works (13%) Environmental Protection (11%) Commerce (8%) Economics and Public Finance (8%) Sports and Recreation (7%)
Some of Gibbons’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1997 to Dec 2006, Gibbons missed 242 of 5,832 roll call votes, which is 4.1%. This is worse than the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2006. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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