Rep. Bob Barr [R]

Former Representative from Georgia’s 7th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1995-2002 Representative Georgia's 7th District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Barr 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 2002. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Barr is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Barr sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (28%) Crime and Law Enforcement (20%) Law (15%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (11%) Labor and Employment (7%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%) International Affairs (6%) Commerce (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1995 to Nov 2002, Barr missed 170 of 4,737 roll call votes, which is 3.6%. This is on par with the median of 2.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 2002. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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