Rep. Ron Barber

Former Representative from Arizona’s 2nd District, Democrat

Barber, a Democrat, was the representative for Arizona's 2nd congressional district from 2013 to 2014.

He was previously the representative for Arizona's 8th congressional district (2012-2012).



Our unique analysis of the bills Barber 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 2014. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Barber is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2014 Statistics

Read our 2014 Report Card for Barber for more statistics.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Barber sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (57%) Health (29%) Government Operations and Politics (14%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

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. ProPublica has tracked 36 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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