Rep. Richard Ray
Former Representative from Georgia's 3rd District
|Representative||Georgia's 3rd District|
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Ray was a centrist Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Ray’s time serving in the House of Representatives.
Use this chart to compare Ray to other members of the House of Representatives in the 102nd 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 Ray’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4025 (102nd): To indemnify States, political subdivisions of States, and certain other entities from ...
- H.R. 4024 (102nd): To amend provisions of the comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act ...
- H.R. 2179 (102nd): To amend provisions of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act ...
- H.R. 2112 (102nd): Subcontractor Payment Protection Act
- H.R. 1823 (101st): To amend title 38, United States Code, to require that burials be ...
- H.R. 4361 (100th): Civil Service Annuity Prompt Payment Act
- H.R. 4090 (100th): A bill to amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to modify the ...
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From Jan 1983 to Oct 1992, Ray missed 474 of 4,554 roll call votes, which is 10.4%. This is worse than the median of 4.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. 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:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- 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