Rep. James “Jim” Johnson

Former Representative from Colorado’s 4th District, Republican

Johnson, a Republican, was the representative for Colorado's 4th congressional district from 1973 to 1980.


Our unique analysis of the bills Johnson 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 1980. 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)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Johnson sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (37%) Agriculture and Food (19%) Private Legislation (12%) Water Resources Development (9%) Economics and Public Finance (7%) Transportation and Public Works (7%) Commerce (5%) Environmental Protection (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1973 to Dec 1980, Johnson missed 863 of 5,167 roll call votes, which is 16.7%. This is much worse than the median of 8.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1980. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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