Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2015
Rep. Tim Griffin [R-AR2, 2011-2014] leaves office as Representative for Arkansas's 2nd congressional district.
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Former Representative from Arkansas’s 2nd District, Republican
Griffin, a Republican, was the representative for Arkansas's 2nd congressional district from 2011 to 2014.
Our unique analysis of the bills Griffin 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 2014. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Griffin is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Griffin sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (31%) Government Operations and Politics (26%) Health (11%) Taxation (11%) Labor and Employment (9%) Finance and Financial Sector (6%) Science, Technology, Communications (6%)
Some of Griffin’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2011 to Dec 2014, Griffin missed 43 of 2,810 roll call votes, which is 1.5%. This is better than the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2014. ProPublica has tracked 41 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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