Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2005
Rep. Brad Carson [D-OK2, 2001-2004] leaves office as Representative for Oklahoma's 2nd congressional district.
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Former Representative from Oklahoma’s 2nd District, Democrat
Carson, a Democrat, was the representative for Oklahoma's 2nd congressional district from 2001 to 2004.
Our unique analysis of the bills Carson 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 2004. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Carson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Carson sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Economics and Public Finance (18%) Government Operations and Politics (17%) Health (14%) Law (14%) Housing and Community Development (11%) Native Americans (10%) Commerce (8%) Labor and Employment (8%)
Some of Carson’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2001 to Dec 2004, Carson missed 158 of 2,217 roll call votes, which is 7.1%. This is much worse than the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2004. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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