Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2009
Rep. Robin Hayes [R-NC8, 1999-2008] leaves office as Representative for North Carolina's 8th congressional district.
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Former Representative from North Carolina’s 8th District, Republican
Hayes, a Republican, was the representative for North Carolina's 8th congressional district from 1999 to 2008.
Our unique analysis of the bills Hayes 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 2008. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hayes is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Hayes sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Foreign Trade and International Finance (21%) Government Operations and Politics (18%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Commerce (12%) Labor and Employment (11%) Transportation and Public Works (9%) Taxation (8%) International Affairs (8%)
Some of Hayes’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1999 to Dec 2008, Hayes missed 149 of 6,521 roll call votes, which is 2.3%. This is on par with the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2008. ProPublica has tracked 20 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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