Rep. Paul Hodes

Former Representative from New Hampshire’s 2nd District, Democrat

Hodes, a Democrat, was the representative for New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district from 2007 to 2010.



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

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hodes sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (24%) Government Operations and Politics (17%) Finance and Financial Sector (14%) Housing and Community Development (12%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Energy (9%) Social Welfare (7%) Education (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 2007 to Dec 2010, Hodes missed 158 of 3,531 roll call votes, which is 4.5%. This is worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. ProPublica has tracked 48 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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