Rep. Melissa Hart

Former Representative from Pennsylvania’s 4th District, Republican

Hart, a Republican, was the representative for Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district from 2001 to 2006.



Our unique analysis of the bills Hart sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2006. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hart is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Hart was the primary sponsor of 5 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hart sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Commerce (17%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Economics and Public Finance (13%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (11%) Science, Technology, Communications (11%) Labor and Employment (11%) Taxation (11%) Health (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 2001 to Dec 2006, Hart missed 44 of 3,431 roll call votes, which is 1.3%. This is better than the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2006. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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