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Rep. Beryl Anthony Jr.

Former Representative for Arkansas’s 4th District

Anthony was the representative for Arkansas’s 4th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1979 to 1992.


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Anthony is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1992 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 Anthony sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Anthony was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was 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

Anthony sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (44%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (24%) Environmental Protection (12%) Agriculture and Food (9%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (6%) Finance and Financial Sector (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1979 to Oct 1992, Anthony missed 755 of 6,659 roll call votes, which is 11.3%. This is much worse than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. 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: