Rep. John Seiberling

Former Representative from Ohio’s 14th District, Democrat

Seiberling, a Democrat, was the representative for Ohio's 14th congressional district from 1971 to 1986.


Our unique analysis of the bills Seiberling 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 1986. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Seiberling is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Seiberling sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (21%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (19%) Labor and Employment (17%) Environmental Protection (13%) Economics and Public Finance (9%) Government Operations and Politics (8%) Social Welfare (7%) International Affairs (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1971 to Oct 1986, Seiberling missed 446 of 8,424 roll call votes, which is 5.3%. This is on par with the median of 6.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1986. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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