Rep. Barbara Vucanovich

Former Representative from Nevada’s 2nd District, Republican

Vucanovich, a Republican, was the representative for Nevada's 2nd congressional district from 1983 to 1996.



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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1996. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Vucanovich is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Vucanovich was the primary sponsor of 10 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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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

Vucanovich sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (18%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (15%) Environmental Protection (12%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Taxation (10%) Energy (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1983 to Sep 1996, Vucanovich missed 278 of 7,033 roll call votes, which is 4.0%. This is on par with the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1996. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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