Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2013
Rep. Mike Pence [R-IN6, 2003-2012] leaves office as Representative for Indiana's 6th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Indiana’s 6th District, Republican
Pence, a Republican, was the representative for Indiana's 6th congressional district from 2003 to 2012.
He was previously the representative for Indiana's 2nd congressional district (2001-2002).
Our unique analysis of the bills Pence 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 2013. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Pence is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Pence sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Economics and Public Finance (22%) Science, Technology, Communications (17%) Health (13%) Taxation (13%) Law (9%) Commerce (9%) Finance and Financial Sector (9%) Government Operations and Politics (9%)
Some of Pence’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2001 to Jan 2013, Pence missed 451 of 8,568 roll call votes, which is 5.3%. This is much worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. ProPublica has tracked 153 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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