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Rep. John Kasich

Former Representative for Ohio’s 12th District

Kasich was the representative for Ohio’s 12th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1983 to 2000.

Photo of Rep. John Kasich [R-OH12, 1983-2000]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Kasich is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2000 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 Kasich sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 4, 1995 to Dec 15, 2000. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Kasich was the primary sponsor of 6 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Kasich sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Economics and Public Finance (16%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Taxation (13%) Commerce (11%) Finance and Financial Sector (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Social Welfare (11%) Labor and Employment (11%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1983 to Dec 2000, Kasich missed 380 of 9,434 roll call votes, which is 4.0%. This is worse than the median of 3.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2000. 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: