Rep. Orval Hansen

Former Representative from Idaho’s 2nd District, Republican

Hansen, a Republican, was the representative for Idaho's 2nd congressional district from 1969 to 1974.


Our unique analysis of the bills Hansen 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 1974. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hansen is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hansen sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Agriculture and Food (21%) Animals (18%) Education (16%) Transportation and Public Works (13%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Taxation (8%) Labor and Employment (8%) Energy (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1969 to Dec 1974, Hansen missed 393 of 2,170 roll call votes, which is 18.1%. This is much worse than the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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