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Rep. Michael Oxley

Former Representative from Ohio’s 4th District, Republican

Oxley, a Republican, was the representative for Ohio's 4th congressional district from 1981 to 2006.

Photo of Rep. Michael Oxley [R-OH4, 1981-2006]


Our unique analysis of the bills Oxley 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 2006. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Oxley is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Oxley was the primary sponsor of 11 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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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

Oxley sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Finance and Financial Sector (19%) Economics and Public Finance (16%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Commerce (13%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Law (9%) Emergency Management (9%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jul 1981 to Dec 2006, Oxley missed 823 of 13,542 roll call votes, which is 6.1%. This is much worse 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

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: