Rep. Phil Hare

Former Representative from Illinois’s 17th District, Democrat

Hare, a Democrat, was the representative for Illinois's 17th congressional district from 2007 to 2010.

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Analysis

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

Enacted Legislation

Hare was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hare sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (21%) Government Operations and Politics (19%) Education (16%) Armed Forces and National Security (16%) Labor and Employment (9%) Economics and Public Finance (7%) Social Welfare (7%) Transportation and Public Works (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Hare’s Vote Vote Description
Yea S. 3729 (111th): National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010
Sep 29, 2010. Passed 304/118.
Yea H.R. 31 (111th): Lumbee Recognition Act
Jun 3, 2009. Passed 240/179.
Yea H.J.Res. 3 (111th): Relating to the disapproval of obligations under the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008.
Jan 22, 2009. Passed 270/155.
Yea H.R. 2638 (110th): Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009
Sep 24, 2008. Passed 370/58.
Yea H.Res. 1031 (110th): Providing for the adoption of the resolution (H. Res. 895) establishing within the House of Representatives an ...
Mar 11, 2008. Passed 229/182.
No H.Res. 801 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3688) to implement the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement.
Nov 7, 2007. Passed 349/55.
No H.R. 1908 (110th): Patent Reform Act of 2007
Sep 7, 2007. Passed 220/175.
Nay H.R. 1830 (110th): To extend the authorities of the Andean Trade Preference Act until February 29, 2008.
Jun 27, 2007. Passed 365/59.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2007 to Dec 2010, Hare missed 41 of 3,531 roll call votes, which is 1.2%. This is better than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. ProPublica has tracked 26 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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