Rep. John Rhodes

Former Representative from Arizona’s 1st District, Republican

Rhodes, a Republican, was the representative for Arizona's 1st congressional district from 1953 to 1982.

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Rhodes 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). Rhodes is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Rhodes sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (37%) Law (16%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%) Economics and Public Finance (9%) Private Legislation (9%) Energy (9%) Labor and Employment (7%) Education (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1953 to Dec 1982, Rhodes missed 1,431 of 9,083 roll call votes, which is 15.8%. This is much worse than the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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