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Rep. John Hostettler

Former Representative for Indiana’s 8th District

Hostettler, a Republican, was the representative for Indiana’s 8th congressional district from 1995 to 2006.

Photo of Rep. John Hostettler [R-IN8, 1995-2006]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Hostettler is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2006 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Hostettler sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hostettler sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (25%) Law (19%) Armed Forces and National Security (14%) Families (10%) Crime and Law Enforcement (10%) Labor and Employment (8%) Taxation (8%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1995 to Dec 2006, Hostettler missed 139 of 7,172 roll call votes, which is 1.9%. This is better than the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2006. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: