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Rep. Michael Oxley

Former Representative for Ohio’s 4th District

Oxley was the representative for Ohio’s 4th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1981 to 2006.

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

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Oxley is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2006 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Oxley sponsored and cosponsored. See full 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 at least about half 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%) Law (9%) Emergency Management (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (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: