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Rep. Robert Stump

Former Representative for Arizona’s 3rd District

Stump was the representative for Arizona’s 3rd congressional district and was most recently a Republican (1983-2002) and previously a Democrat (1977-1982). He served from 1977 to 2002.

Photo of Rep. Robert Stump [R-AZ3, 1977-2002]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Stump is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2002 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 Stump sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Stump was the primary sponsor of 19 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 at least about half 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

Stump sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (20%) Armed Forces and National Security (19%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Law (12%) Labor and Employment (11%) Families (9%) Health (9%) Social Welfare (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1977 to Nov 2002, Stump missed 677 of 14,058 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: