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Rep. Brad Carson

Former Representative from Oklahoma’s 2nd District, Democrat

Carson, a Democrat, was the representative for Oklahoma's 2nd congressional district from 2001 to 2004.

Photo of Rep. Brad Carson [D-OK2, 2001-2004]


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)

Enacted Legislation

Carson 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

Carson sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Economics and Public Finance (18%) Government Operations and Politics (17%) Law (14%) Health (14%) Housing and Community Development (11%) Native Americans (10%) Commerce (8%) Labor and Employment (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

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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Primary Sources

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