Rep. Parker Griffith

Former Representative from Alabama’s 5th District, Republican

Griffith, a Republican, was the representative for Alabama's 5th congressional district from 2009 to 2010.

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Analysis

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

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Griffith sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Commerce (50%) Health (50%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Griffith’s Vote Vote Description
Yea S. 3729 (111th): National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010
Sep 29, 2010. Passed 304/118.
Nay H.R. 4380 (111th): United States Manufacturing Enhancement Act of 2010
Jul 21, 2010. Passed 378/43.
Yea H.Res. 915 (111th): Encouraging the Republic of Hungary to respect the rule of law, treat foreign investors fairly, and promote ...
Dec 8, 2009. Passed 333/74.
Nay H.R. 4154 (111th): Permanent Estate Tax Relief for Families, Farmers, and Small Businesses Act of 2009
Dec 3, 2009. Passed 225/200.
Nay H.R. 2918 (111th): Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2010
Sep 25, 2009. Passed 217/190.
Nay H.Res. 772 (111th): Providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 2918) making appropriations for the ...
Sep 25, 2009. Passed 209/189.
Yea H.Res. 317 (111th): Recognizing the region from Manhattan, Kansas, to Columbia, Missouri, as the Kansas City Animal Health Corridor, and ...
Sep 15, 2009. Passed 312/108.
Nay H.R. 31 (111th): Lumbee Recognition Act
Jun 3, 2009. Passed 240/179.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2009 to Dec 2010, Griffith missed 150 of 1,655 roll call votes, which is 9.1%. This is much worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. ProPublica has tracked 8 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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