skip to main content

Rep. Van Hilleary

Former Representative from Tennessee’s 4th District, Republican

Hilleary, a Republican, was the representative for Tennessee's 4th congressional district from 1995 to 2002.

Photo of Rep. Van Hilleary [R-TN4, 1995-2002]


Our unique analysis of the bills Hilleary 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). Hilleary is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hilleary sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (23%) Science, Technology, Communications (13%) Economics and Public Finance (13%) Law (13%) Labor and Employment (10%) Social Welfare (10%) Finance and Financial Sector (10%) Education (10%)

Recent Bills

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

View All »

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1995 to Nov 2002, Hilleary missed 227 of 4,737 roll call votes, which is 4.8%. This is worse than the median of 2.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 2002. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

Show the numbers...

Primary Sources

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