Rep. Albert Espy

Former Representative from Mississippi’s 2nd District, Democrat

Espy, a Democrat, was the representative for Mississippi's 2nd congressional district from 1987 to 1993.



Our unique analysis of the bills Espy sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Espy is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Espy was the primary sponsor of 6 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Espy sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Agriculture and Food (32%) Government Operations and Politics (18%) Families (14%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%) Finance and Financial Sector (9%) Water Resources Development (9%) Economics and Public Finance (9%)

Recent Bills

Some of Espy’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1987 to Jan 1993, Espy missed 231 of 2,781 roll call votes, which is 8.3%. This is much worse than the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 1993. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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