Rep. Samuel Devine

Former Representative from Ohio’s 12th District, Republican

Devine, a Republican, was the representative for Ohio's 12th congressional district from 1959 to 1980.

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Devine 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 1980. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Devine is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Devine sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (25%) Law (19%) Taxation (15%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Energy (10%) Labor and Employment (7%) International Affairs (6%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (4%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1959 to Dec 1980, Devine missed 629 of 7,782 roll call votes, which is 8.1%. This is on par with the median of 8.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1980. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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