Rep. James Stanton

Former Representative from Ohio’s 20th District, Democrat

Stanton, a Democrat, was the representative for Ohio's 20th congressional district from 1971 to 1976.


Our unique analysis of the bills Stanton 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 1976. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Stanton is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Stanton sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (20%) Taxation (16%) Crime and Law Enforcement (14%) Labor and Employment (14%) Private Legislation (10%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Transportation and Public Works (8%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1971 to Oct 1976, Stanton missed 590 of 3,000 roll call votes, which is 19.7%. This is much worse than the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1976. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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