Rep. John Buchanan Jr.
Former Representative from Alabama's 6th District
|Representative||Alabama's 6th District|
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Buchanan was a centrist Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Buchanan’s time serving in the House of Representatives.
Use this chart to compare Buchanan to other members of the House of Representatives in the 96th 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 Buchanan’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 8089 (96th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide ...
- H.R. 7367 (96th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 with respect ...
- H.R. 7016 (96th): Emergency Home Purchase Assistance Authority Amendments of 1980
- H.Con.Res. 240 (96th): A concurrent resolution strongly condemning the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and calling ...
- H.R. 5627 (96th): A bill for the relief of Alfonso Manuel Tellez.
- H.R. 2516 (96th): A bill to amend the General Education Provisions Act to limit the ...
- H.J.Res. 766 (95th): A resolution to authorize and request the President to issue a proclamation ...
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From Jan 1965 to Dec 1980, Buchanan missed 492 of 7,059 roll call votes, which is 7.0%. This is better than the median of 7.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1980. 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