Perriello was the representative for Virginia’s 5th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 2009 to 2010.
Perriello is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2010 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 Perriello sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Perriello was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
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 at least about half 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).
Perriello sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Perriello’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6461 (111th): Campus SaVE Act
- H.Con.Res. 294 (111th): Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
- H.R. 5604 (111th): Surface Transportation Savings Act of 2010
- H.Res. 1463 (111th): Supporting the goals and ideals of Railroad Retirement Day.
- H.R. 5512 (111th): Booker T. Washington Boundary Expansion Act
- H.Res. 1125 (111th): Supporting the goals and ideals of National Public Works Week, and for ...
- H.R. 4667 (111th): Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2010
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S. 3729 (111th): National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010
Sep 29, 2010. Passed 304/118.
H.Res. 915 (111th): Encouraging the Republic of Hungary to respect the rule of law, treat foreign investors fairly, and promote ...
Dec 8, 2009. Passed 333/74.
H.Res. 317 (111th): Recognizing the region from Manhattan, Kansas, to Columbia, Missouri, as the Kansas City Animal Health Corridor, and ...
Sep 15, 2009. Passed 312/108.
H.R. 2965 (111th): Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repeal Act of 2010
Jul 8, 2009. Passed 386/41.
The Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010 (H.R. 2965, S. 4023) is a landmark United States federal statute enacted in December 2010 that established a process for ending the Don't ask, don't tell (DADT) policy (10 U.S.C. § 654), thus allowing gays, lesbians, ...
H.R. 31 (111th): Lumbee Recognition Act
Jun 3, 2009. Passed 240/179.
From Jan 2009 to Dec 2010, Perriello missed 56 of 1,655 roll call votes, which is 3.4%. This is on par with the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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