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Rep. Parker Griffith

Former Representative for Alabama’s 5th District

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

Photo of Rep. Parker Griffith [R-AL5, 2009-2010]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Griffith is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2010 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 Griffith sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Griffith sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (50%) Commerce (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. 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.
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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