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Rep. Nancy Johnson

Former Representative for Connecticut’s 5th District

Johnson was the representative for Connecticut’s 5th congressional district and was a Republican. She served from 2003 to 2006.

She was previously the representative for Connecticut’s 6th congressional district as a Republican from 1983 to 2002.

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

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Johnson 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 Johnson sponsored and cosponsored. See full 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 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

Johnson sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

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