Rep. Lunsford Preyer
Former Representative from North Carolina's 6th District
|Representative||North Carolina's 6th District|
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Preyer was a moderate Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Preyer’s time serving in the House of Representatives.
Use this chart to compare Preyer 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 Preyer’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 8443 (96th): International Communications Reorganization Act of 1980
- H.Con.Res. 446 (96th): A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress with regard to ...
- H.R. 8219 (96th): Federal Privacy of Telephone Records Act
- H.Con.Res. 417 (96th): A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress that public school ...
- H.R. 7921 (96th): Product Liability Act of 1980
- H.R. 7836 (96th): Securities Law Investigation Privacy Protection Act
- H.R. 7747 (96th): A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit the ...
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From Jan 1969 to Dec 1980, Preyer missed 256 of 6,217 roll call votes, which is 4.1%. 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