Rep. Richard Hudson

Representative from North Carolina’s 8th District, Republican

Hudson, a Republican, has been the representative for North Carolina's 8th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Hudson has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hudson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Hudson for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Richard Hudson sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hudson sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (17%) Transportation and Public Works (17%) Taxation (17%) Labor and Employment (17%) Native Americans (11%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Hudson’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.R. 22: Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act
Dec 3, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.R. 1324: Arapaho National Forest Boundary Adjustment Act of 2015
Apr 28, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 33: Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act
Feb 27, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2013 to Dec 2016, Hudson missed 119 of 2,510 roll call votes, which is 4.7%. This is much worse than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 17 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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