Rep. Butler Derrick Jr.

Former Representative from South Carolina's 3rd District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1975-1994 Representative,
South Carolina's 3rd District

See Also: Bioguide

Sponsorship Analysis

Derrick was a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Derrick’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Derrick’s bills had a total of 17 cosponsors in the 103rd Congress.

Use this chart to compare Derrick to other members of the House of Representatives in the 103rd Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1975 to Nov 1994, Derrick missed 784 of 10,542 roll call votes, which is 7.4%. This is worse than the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1994. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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