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Rep. John Rhodes

Former Representative for Arizona’s 1st District

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

Photo of Rep. John Rhodes [R-AZ1, 1953-1982]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Rhodes is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1982 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 Rhodes sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Rhodes was the primary sponsor of 7 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 about one third or more 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

Rhodes sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

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

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

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

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