Rep. Robert Aderholt

Representative from Alabama’s 4th District, Republican

Aderholt, a Republican, has been the representative for Alabama's 4th congressional district since Jan 7, 1997 (next election in 2016) (map).

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2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Robert Aderholt sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Aderholt sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Foreign Trade and International Finance (24%) Energy (18%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Agriculture and Food (12%) Health (12%) International Affairs (12%) Emergency Management (12%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1997 to Feb 2016, Aderholt missed 341 of 12,939 roll call votes, which is 2.6%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 24 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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