Rep. John Ashbrook

Former Representative from Ohio’s 17th District, Republican

Ashbrook, a Republican, was the representative for Ohio's 17th congressional district from 1961 to 1982.


Our unique analysis of the bills Ashbrook 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 1982. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Ashbrook is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Ashbrook sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (18%) Taxation (17%) Education (17%) Crime and Law Enforcement (14%) Labor and Employment (12%) International Affairs (10%) Immigration (7%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1961 to Apr 1982, Ashbrook missed 1,131 of 8,006 roll call votes, which is 14.1%. This is much worse than the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Apr 1982. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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