Rep. Jean Schmidt

Former Representative from Ohio’s 2nd District, Republican

Schmidt, a Republican, was the representative for Ohio's 2nd congressional district from 2005 to 2012.



Our unique analysis of the bills Schmidt sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2013. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Schmidt is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Schmidt sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Foreign Trade and International Finance (35%) Transportation and Public Works (15%) Families (15%) Health (12%) Taxation (8%) Government Operations and Politics (8%) Science, Technology, Communications (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Sep 2005 to Jan 2013, Schmidt missed 179 of 5,898 roll call votes, which is 3.0%. This is on par with the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. ProPublica has tracked 4 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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