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Rep. Albert Wynn

Former Representative for Maryland’s 4th District

Wynn was the representative for Maryland’s 4th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1993 to 2008.

Photo of Rep. Albert Wynn [D-MD4, 1993-2008]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Wynn is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2008 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Wynn sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 10, 2008. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Wynn was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Wynn sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (24%) Commerce (20%) Science, Technology, Communications (12%) Law (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%) Social Welfare (9%) Taxation (8%) Economics and Public Finance (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Wynn’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.R. 4986 (110th): National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008
Jan 16, 2008. Passed 369/46.
Nay H.R. 1585 (110th): National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008
Dec 12, 2007. Passed 370/49.
Aye H.Res. 801 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3688) to implement the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement.
Nov 7, 2007. Passed 349/55.
Yea H.R. 1830 (110th): To extend the authorities of the Andean Trade Preference Act until February 29, 2008.
Jun 27, 2007. Passed 365/59.

Missed Votes

From Jan 1993 to May 2008, Wynn missed 425 of 9,846 roll call votes, which is 4.3%. This is worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in May 2008. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: