Rep. Jon Porter Sr.

Former Representative from Nevada’s 3rd District, Republican

Porter, a Republican, was the representative for Nevada's 3rd congressional district from 2003 to 2008.



Our unique analysis of the bills Porter 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 2008. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Porter is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Porter sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (22%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Families (12%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) Law (10%) Social Welfare (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 2003 to Dec 2008, Porter missed 42 of 4,311 roll call votes, which is 1.0%. This is better than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2008. ProPublica has tracked 24 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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