Rep. Andrew Young Jr.
Former Representative from Georgia's 5th District
|Representative||Georgia's 5th District|
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Young was a far-left Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Young’s time serving in the House of Representatives.
Use this chart to compare Young to other members of the House of Representatives in the 95th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Bill Sponsorship & Cosponsorship
Some of Young’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 2649 (95th): Food Stamp Act
- H.R. 2651 (95th): National Academy of Peace and Conflict Resolution Commission Act
- H.R. 2549 (95th): Comprehensive National Health Care Act
- H.R. 1977 (95th): Comprehensive National Health Care Act
- H.R. 1746 (95th): A bill to amend the United Nations Participation Act of 1945 to ...
- H.R. 1747 (95th): National Academy of Peace and Conflict Resolution Commission Act
- H.R. 20 (95th): Youth Initiatives Act
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From Jan 1973 to Feb 1977, Young missed 430 of 2,300 roll call votes, which is 18.7%. This is worse than the median of 8.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Feb 1977. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills