Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2009
Rep. Kenny Hulshof [R-MO9, 1997-2008] leaves office as Representative for Missouri's 9th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Missouri’s 9th District, Republican
Hulshof, a Republican, was the representative for Missouri's 9th congressional district from 1997 to 2008.
Our unique analysis of the bills Hulshof 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). Hulshof is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Hulshof sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Foreign Trade and International Finance (40%) Commerce (13%) Transportation and Public Works (11%) Taxation (10%) Environmental Protection (8%) Education (7%) Social Welfare (6%) Agriculture and Food (6%)
Some of Hulshof’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1997 to Dec 2008, Hulshof missed 611 of 7,708 roll call votes, which is 7.9%. This is much worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2008. ProPublica has tracked 13 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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