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Rep. Robert “Bob” Ney

Former Representative from Ohio’s 18th District, Republican

Ney, a Republican, was the representative for Ohio's 18th congressional district from 1995 to 2006.

Photo of Rep. Robert “Bob” Ney [R-OH18, 1995-2006]


Our unique analysis of the bills Ney 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 2006. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Ney is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Ney was the primary sponsor of 12 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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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

Ney sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (29%) Economics and Public Finance (15%) Crime and Law Enforcement (14%) Finance and Financial Sector (10%) Housing and Community Development (9%) Law (9%) International Affairs (7%) Science, Technology, Communications (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1995 to Sep 2006, Ney missed 202 of 7,145 roll call votes, which is 2.8%. This is on par with the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 2006. 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: