Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2013
Rep. Steve Austria [R-OH7, 2009-2012] leaves office as Representative for Ohio's 7th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Ohio’s 7th District, Republican
Austria, a Republican, was the representative for Ohio's 7th congressional district from 2009 to 2012.
Our unique analysis of the bills Austria 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). Austria is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Austria sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Austria’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2009 to Jan 2013, Austria missed 95 of 3,261 roll call votes, which is 2.9%. This is on par with the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. ProPublica has tracked 3 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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