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Rep. John Hostettler

Former Representative from Indiana’s 8th District, Republican

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]


Our unique analysis of the bills Hostettler 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 2006. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hostettler is shown as a purple triangle. (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%) Crime and Law Enforcement (10%) Families (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: