Elections and Offices — Oct 6, 2007
Rep. Jo Ann Davis [R-VA1, 2001-2007] leaves office as Representative for Virginia's 1st congressional district.
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Former Representative from Virginia’s 1st District, Republican
Davis, a Republican, was the representative for Virginia's 1st congressional district from 2001 to 2007.
Our unique analysis of the bills Davis 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 2008. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Davis is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Davis sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (27%) Health (13%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Law (10%) Environmental Protection (10%) Commerce (8%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%)
Some of Davis’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2001 to Oct 2007, Davis missed 960 of 4,379 roll call votes, which is 21.9%. This is much worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 2007. ProPublica has tracked 2 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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