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%) Finance and Financial Sector (12%) Social Welfare (12%) Law (11%) Taxation (9%) Education (9%)
Some of Jones’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 1131 (110th): Recognizing that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention observes the month ...
- H.Res. 996 (110th): Expressing support for the second annual America Saves Week 2008 from February ...
- H.Res. 993 (110th): Expressing support for the second annual America Saves Week 2008 from February ...
- H.Res. 957 (110th): Expressing support for the second annual America Saves Week 2008 from February ...
- H.Res. 874 (110th): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Congressional Philanthropy ...
- H.R. 4328 (110th): Community Economic Development Expertise Enhancement Act of 2007
- H.Res. 827 (110th): Honoring and recognizing the achievements of Carl Stokes, the first African-American mayor ...
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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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