Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2011
Rep. Travis Childers [D-MS1, 2008-2010] leaves office as Representative for Mississippi's 1st congressional district.
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Former Representative from Mississippi’s 1st District, Democrat
Childers, a Democrat, was the representative for Mississippi's 1st congressional district from 2008 to 2010.
Our unique analysis of the bills Childers 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 2010. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Childers is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Childers sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Childers’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From May 2008 to Dec 2010, Childers missed 45 of 2,014 roll call votes, which is 2.2%. This is better than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. ProPublica has tracked 2 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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