Rep. James Robinson

Former Representative from Virginia’s 7th District, Republican

Robinson, a Republican, was the representative for Virginia's 7th congressional district from 1971 to 1984.


Our unique analysis of the bills Robinson 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 1984. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Robinson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Robinson sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Labor and Employment (22%) Government Operations and Politics (19%) Taxation (13%) Private Legislation (13%) International Affairs (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Economics and Public Finance (9%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1971 to Oct 1984, Robinson missed 107 of 7,534 roll call votes, which is 1.4%. This is better than the median of 7.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1984. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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