Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1985
Rep. Antonio Won Pat [D-GU0, 1973-1984] leaves office as Delegate for Guam At Large.
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Former Delegate from Guam’s At-Large District, Democrat
Won Pat, a Democrat, was the delegate from Guam from 1973 to 1984.
Guam is a territory of the United States. Because it is not a state, it has no senators or representatives in Congress. Instead it sends a delegate to the House of Representatives with essentially no voting privileges. Delegates have a marginal role in Congress and their constituents are not represented in Congress in the same manner as most citizens.
Our unique analysis of the bills Won Pat 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 1984. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Won Pat is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Won Pat sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (30%) Government Operations and Politics (26%) Immigration (18%) Economics and Public Finance (8%) Law (7%) Education (5%) Finance and Financial Sector (3%) Health (3%)
Some of Won Pat’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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