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Rep. Tony Hall

Former Representative from Ohio’s 3rd District, Democrat

Hall, a Democrat, was the representative for Ohio's 3rd congressional district from 1979 to 2002.

Photo of Rep. Tony Hall [D-OH3, 1979-2002]


Our unique analysis of the bills Hall 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 2002. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hall is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Hall was the primary sponsor of 6 bills that were enacted:

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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).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hall sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (22%) Economics and Public Finance (17%) International Affairs (13%) Commerce (12%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Science, Technology, Communications (9%) Social Welfare (8%) Education (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1979 to Sep 2002, Hall missed 1,075 of 12,411 roll call votes, which is 8.7%. This is much worse than the median of 2.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 2002. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: