Davis, a Republican, was the representative for Virginia's 11th congressional district from 1995 to 2008.
Davis is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2008 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Davis sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Davis was the primary sponsor of 32 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:
- H.R. 5483 (110th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 10449 White Granite Drive in Oakton, Virginia, as the “Private First Class David H. Sharrett ...
- H.R. 1124 (110th): To extend the District of Columbia College Access Act of 1999.
- H.R. 6407 (109th): Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act
- H.R. 6102 (109th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 200 Lawyers Road, NW in Vienna, Virginia, as the “Captain Christopher Petty Post Office Building”.
- H.R. 3699 (109th): Federal and District of Columbia Government Real Property Act of 2006
- H.R. 3508 (109th): 2005 District of Columbia Omnibus Authorization Act
- H.R. 1463 (109th): To designate a portion of the Federal building located at 2100 Jamieson Avenue, in Alexandria, Virginia, as the “Justin W. Williams United States Attorney’s Building”.
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).
Davis sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (27%) Law (14%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Labor and Employment (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (10%) Science, Technology, Communications (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%) Education (8%)
Some of Davis’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6369 (110th): To amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of ...
- H.Res. 1202 (110th): Supporting the goals and ideals of a National Guard Youth Challenge Day.
- H.R. 5603 (110th): National Guard Empowerment and State-National Defense Integration Act of 2008
- H.Res. 1005 (110th): Supporting the goals and ideals of Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Month.
- H.R. 5483 (110th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at ...
- H.R. 5396 (110th): To designate the Cold War Museum in Fairfax, Virginia, as the National ...
- H.Res. 665 (110th): Endorsing reforms for freedom and democracy in Vietnam.
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H.Res. 1284 (110th): Providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to the House amendments to the Senate amendment to the ...
Jun 19, 2008. Passed 342/83.
H.R. 5140 (110th): Economic Stimulus Act of 2008
Jan 29, 2008. Passed 385/35.
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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.
H.R. 1830 (110th): To extend the authorities of the Andean Trade Preference Act until February 29, 2008.
Jun 27, 2007. Passed 365/59.
H.R. 964 (110th): Securely Protect Yourself Against Cyber Trespass Act
Jun 6, 2007. Passed 368/48.
From Jan 1995 to Oct 2008, Davis missed 341 of 9,041 roll call votes, which is 3.8%. This is on par with the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 2008. ProPublica has tracked 1 explanation for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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