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Rep. Nancy Johnson

Former Representative from Connecticut’s 5th District, Republican

Johnson, a Republican, was the representative for Connecticut's 5th congressional district from 2003 to 2006.

She was previously the representative for Connecticut's 6th congressional district (1983-2002).

Photo of Rep. Nancy Johnson [R-CT5, 2003-2006]


Our unique analysis of the bills Johnson 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). Johnson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Johnson was the primary sponsor of 13 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

Johnson sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (18%) Commerce (15%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Law (12%) Health (11%) Taxation (10%) Finance and Financial Sector (10%) Social Welfare (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1983 to Dec 2006, Johnson missed 413 of 12,865 roll call votes, which is 3.2%. This is on par with 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: