Rep. Mendel Davis
Former Representative from South Carolina's 1st District
|Representative||South Carolina's 1st District|
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Davis was a centrist Democratic follower according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Davis’s time serving in the House of Representatives.
Use this chart to compare Davis 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 Davis’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 7501 (96th): A bill to amend section 316 of the Federal Election Campaign Act ...
- H.J.Res. 527 (96th): A joint resolution designating the week beginning April 5, 1981, as “National ...
- H.R. 6160 (96th): A bill for the relief of Lieutenant General Devol Brett.
- H.R. 6011 (96th): A bill for the relief of William H. Koss.
- H.R. 5866 (96th): A bill to designate certain areas located in the Francis Marion National ...
- H.R. 5867 (96th): A bill to authorize the Secretary of Commerce to charter the nuclear ...
- H.R. 14412 (95th): A bill for the relief of James D. and Blanche V. Benton.
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From Apr 1971 to Dec 1980, Davis missed 969 of 5,707 roll call votes, which is 17.0%. This is worse 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills