Rep. Benjamin Blackburn
Former Representative from Georgia's 4th District
|Representative||Georgia's 4th District|
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Blackburn was a far-right Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Blackburn’s time serving in the House of Representatives.
Use this chart to compare Blackburn to other members of the House of Representatives in the 93rd 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 Blackburn’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Con.Res. 676 (93rd): Concurrent resolution to establish a target of $297 billion, for budget outlays ...
- H.R. 16917 (93rd): A bill to authorize Benjamin S. Persons to accept appointment as Vice ...
- H.R. 16681 (93rd): Eastern Wilderness Areas Act
- H.R. 15086 (93rd): National Protection Act
- H.R. 15033 (93rd): National Protection Act
- H.R. 14961 (93rd): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide ...
- H.Res. 1075 (93rd): Resolution in support of continued undiluted U.S. sovereignty and jurisdiction over the ...
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From Jan 1967 to Dec 1974, Blackburn missed 498 of 2,576 roll call votes, which is 19.3%. This is worse than the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. 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
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills