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Rep. Robert Ehrlich Jr.

Former Representative from Maryland’s 2nd District, Republican

Ehrlich, a Republican, was the representative for Maryland's 2nd congressional district from 1995 to 2002.

Photo of Rep. Robert Ehrlich [R-MD2, 1995-2002]


Our unique analysis of the bills Ehrlich 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 2002. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Ehrlich is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

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

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Ehrlich sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (21%) Labor and Employment (17%) Law (14%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Commerce (10%) Social Welfare (10%) Transportation and Public Works (7%) Emergency Management (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1995 to Nov 2002, Ehrlich missed 226 of 4,737 roll call votes, which is 4.8%. This is worse than the median of 2.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 2002. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: