Read our 2014 Report Card for Barber.
Barber is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2014 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 Barber sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 11, 2014. See full analysis methodology.
Barber sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Barber’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5760 (113th): Funeral Honors for World War II Veterans Act
- H.Res. 736 (113th): Affirming the importance of the Electronic Proving Ground at Fort Huachuca, Arizona, ...
- H.R. 5552 (113th): To designate the United States Customs and Border Protection Port of Entry ...
- H.R. 5273 (113th): Post-9/11 Veterans Education Fairness Act
- H.R. 4574 (113th): Strengthening Mental Health in Our Communities Act of 2014
- H.R. 4375 (113th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at ...
- H.R. 4274 (113th): To amend the Honoring the Families of Fallen Soldiers Act to provide ...
From Jun 2012 to Dec 2014, Barber missed 40 of 1,482 roll call votes, which is 2.7%. This is on par with the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2014. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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