Elections and Offices — Aug 20, 2008
Rep. Stephanie Jones [D-OH11, 1999-2008] leaves office as Representative for Ohio's 11th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Ohio’s 11th District, Democrat
Jones, a Democrat, was the representative for Ohio's 11th congressional district from 1999 to 2008.
Our unique analysis of the bills Jones sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). Jones is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Jones sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Economics and Public Finance (17%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Housing and Community Development (13%) Social Welfare (12%) Finance and Financial Sector (12%) Law (11%) Education (9%) Labor and Employment (9%)
Some of Jones’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1999 to Aug 2008, Jones missed 729 of 6,397 roll call votes, which is 11.4%. This is much worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 2008. ProPublica has tracked 39 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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