Rep. Nathan Deal

Former Representative from Georgia’s 9th District, Republican

Deal, a Republican, was the representative for Georgia's 9th congressional district from 2007 to 2010.

He was previously the representative for Georgia's 10th congressional district (2003-2006); and the representative for Georgia's 9th congressional district (1993-2002).

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Deal 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 2010. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Deal is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Deal was the primary sponsor of 7 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Deal sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (24%) Health (24%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Social Welfare (11%) Water Resources Development (7%) Families (7%) Labor and Employment (7%) Law (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Deal’s Vote Vote Description
Aye H.R. 1752 (111th): To provide that the usual day for paying salaries in or under the House of Representatives may ...
Jul 30, 2009. Failed 282/144.
Nay H.R. 31 (111th): Lumbee Recognition Act
Jun 3, 2009. Passed 240/179.
Nay H.R. 2638 (110th): Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009
Sep 24, 2008. Passed 370/58.
Nay H.Res. 1284 (110th): Providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to the House amendments to the Senate amendment to the ...
Jun 19, 2008. Passed 342/83.
No H.R. 5819 (110th): SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act
Apr 23, 2008. Passed 368/43.
Nay H.Res. 1031 (110th): Providing for the adoption of the resolution (H. Res. 895) establishing within the House of Representatives an ...
Mar 11, 2008. Passed 229/182.
Aye H.Res. 801 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3688) to implement the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement.
Nov 7, 2007. Passed 349/55.
Yea H.R. 1830 (110th): To extend the authorities of the Andean Trade Preference Act until February 29, 2008.
Jun 27, 2007. Passed 365/59.

Missed Votes

From Jan 1993 to Mar 2010, Deal missed 676 of 11,329 roll call votes, which is 6.0%. This is much worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 2010. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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