Rep. Robert Latta

Representative from Ohio’s 5th District, Republican

Latta, a Republican, has been the representative for Ohio's 5th congressional district since Dec 13, 2007 (next election in 2016) (map).

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Latta for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Robert Latta sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Latta sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Science, Technology, Communications (24%) Environmental Protection (22%) Energy (17%) Armed Forces and National Security (17%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (7%) Taxation (5%) Government Operations and Politics (3%) Animals (3%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Latta’s Vote Vote Description
No 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.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Dec 2007 to Sep 2016, Latta missed 37 of 6,457 roll call votes, which is 0.6%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 18 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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