Rep. Thelma Drake [R]

Former Representative from Virginia’s 2nd District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2005-2008 Representative Virginia's 2nd District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Drake 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). Drake is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Drake sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (22%) Armed Forces and National Security (20%) Social Welfare (13%) Transportation and Public Works (11%) Labor and Employment (9%) Law (9%) Families (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2005 to Dec 2008, Drake missed 33 of 3,090 roll call votes, which is 1.1%. This is better than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2008. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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