Rep. Joseph Hoeffel

Former Representative from Pennsylvania’s 13th District, Democrat

Hoeffel, a Democrat, was the representative for Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district from 1999 to 2004.



Our unique analysis of the bills Hoeffel 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 2004. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hoeffel is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hoeffel sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (22%) Arts, Culture, Religion (14%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Crime and Law Enforcement (12%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Commerce (9%) Law (9%) Education (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1999 to Dec 2004, Hoeffel missed 152 of 3,431 roll call votes, which is 4.4%. This is worse than the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2004. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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