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Rep. Robert Hurt

Former Representative for Virginia’s 5th District

Hurt was the representative for Virginia’s 5th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 2011 to 2016.

Photo of Rep. Robert Hurt [R-VA5, 2011-2016]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2016 Report Card for Hurt.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Hurt is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2016 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Hurt sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 5, 2011 to Dec 30, 2016. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hurt sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Finance and Financial Sector (44%) Environmental Protection (22%) Energy (17%) Health (17%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Hurt voted Yea

Passed 338/88 on May 13, 2015.

The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of ...

Hurt voted Nay

Passed 219/206 on Dec 11, 2014.

This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 [pdf], which was approved by the House on December ...

Hurt voted No

Hurt voted Nay

Hurt voted Aye

Passed 304/117 on Jun 23, 2011.

The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) is a United States federal statute that was passed by Congress and was signed into law by President Barack ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2011 to Dec 2016, Hurt missed 108 of 4,135 roll call votes, which is 2.6%. This is on par with the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2016. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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