Rep. Stephanie Jones

Former Representative from Ohio’s 11th District, Democrat

Jones, a Democrat, was the representative for Ohio's 11th congressional district from 1999 to 2008.

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Analysis

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)

Enacted Legislation

Jones was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

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%) Labor and Employment (9%) Taxation (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Jones’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.Res. 1298 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2176) to provide for and approve the settlement of certain ...
Jun 25, 2008. Passed 207/204.
Nay H.R. 6028 (110th): Merida Initiative to Combat Illicit Narcotics and Reduce Organized Crime Authorization Act of 2008
Jun 10, 2008. Passed 311/106.
No H.R. 2764 (110th): Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008
Dec 17, 2007. Passed 206/201.
Aye H.Res. 801 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3688) to implement the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement.
Nov 7, 2007. Passed 349/55.
Yea H.R. 1830 (110th): To extend the authorities of the Andean Trade Preference Act until February 29, 2008.
Jun 27, 2007. Passed 365/59.

Missed Votes

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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Primary Sources

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