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Rep. John Stanton

Former Representative for Ohio’s 11th District

Stanton, a Republican, was the representative for Ohio's 11th congressional district from 1965 to 1982.

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Stanton 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 Stanton sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Stanton was the primary sponsor of 2 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

Stanton sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Finance and Financial Sector (22%) Government Operations and Politics (22%) Private Legislation (19%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Housing and Community Development (11%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (5%) Transportation and Public Works (5%) Immigration (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1965 to Dec 1982, Stanton missed 638 of 7,943 roll call votes, which is 8.0%. This is on par with 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: