Broun was the representative for Georgia’s 10th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 2007 to 2014.
Read our 2014 Report Card for Broun.
Broun is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2014 positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Broun sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 11, 2014. See full analysis methodology.
Broun sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (18%) Economics and Public Finance (18%) Health (18%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (15%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) Immigration (8%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (8%)
Recently Introduced Bills
Broun recently introduced the following legislation:
- H.R. 5530 (113th): To require that hunting activities be a land use in all management …
- H.R. 5544 (113th): Low-Dose Radiation Research Act of 2014
- H.R. 5394 (113th): Department of Education Elimination Act of 2014
- H.R. 3958 (113th): Healing Our Heroes Act
- H.Res. 326 (113th): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that any immigration reform …
- H.R. 2900 (113th): Offering Patients True Individualized Options Now Act of 2013
- H.R. 2373 (113th): Jumpstarting Our Business Sector Act of 2013
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Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.
From Jul 2007 to Dec 2014, Broun missed 200 of 5,616 roll call votes, which is 3.6%. This is worse than the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2014. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|2013 Jan-Jan 112th Congress||5||0||0.0%||0th|
The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- GPO Member Guide for the photo
- GovInfo.gov, for sponsored bills