Childers was the representative for Mississippi’s 1st congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 2008 to 2010.
Childers 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 ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Childers sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 21, 2010. See full analysis methodology.
Childers sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Recently Introduced Bills
Childers recently introduced the following legislation:
- H.R. 6242 (111th): International Child Protection Act of 2010
- H.R. 5162 (111th): To restore Second Amendment rights in the District of Columbia.
- H.R. 5150 (111th): To restore Second Amendment rights in the District of Columbia.
- H.R. 4822 (111th): To provide for the settlement of claims arising from the failure of …
- H.R. 4292 (111th): America’s Better Classrooms Act of 2009
- H.Res. 886 (111th): Supporting the goals and purposes of National Teach Ag Day.
- H.R. 3640 (111th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and expand …
Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.
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. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GovInfo.gov, for sponsored bills