Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2013
Rep. Russ Carnahan [D-MO3, 2005-2012] leaves office as Representative for Missouri's 3rd congressional district.
Former Representative from Missouri’s 3rd District, Democrat
Carnahan, a Democrat, was the representative for Missouri's 3rd congressional district from 2005 to 2012.
Our unique analysis of the bills Carnahan 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 2013. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Carnahan is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Carnahan sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Foreign Trade and International Finance (39%) International Affairs (16%) Transportation and Public Works (14%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Health (7%) Energy (7%) Science, Technology, Communications (5%) Economics and Public Finance (5%)
Some of Carnahan’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2005 to Jan 2013, Carnahan missed 146 of 6,351 roll call votes, which is 2.3%. This is on par with the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. ProPublica has tracked 12 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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