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:

Labor and Employment (18%) Government Operations and Politics (18%) Transportation and Public Works (18%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Taxation (12%) Native Americans (12%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (12%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2013 to Sep 2016, Hudson missed 119 of 2,463 roll call votes, which is 4.8%. This is much worse than the median of 2.3% 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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