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Rep. Bob McEwen

Former Representative for Ohio’s 6th District

McEwen, a Republican, was the representative for Ohio’s 6th congressional district from 1981 to 1992.

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

McEwen 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 McEwen sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

McEwen 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 about one third or more 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

McEwen sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (20%) International Affairs (15%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (15%) Agriculture and Food (14%) Transportation and Public Works (11%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Environmental Protection (8%) Health (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1981 to Oct 1992, McEwen missed 421 of 5,383 roll call votes, which is 7.8%. This is 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: