Rep. Butler Derrick Jr.
Former Representative from South Carolina's 3rd District
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South Carolina's 3rd District
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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.
Some of Derrick’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 563 (103rd): Providing for consideration of the concurrent resolution (H. Con. Res. 301) expressing ...
- H.Res. 564 (103rd): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5110) to approve and implement ...
- H.Res. 544 (103rd): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3171) to authorize the Secretary ...
- H.Res. 526 (103rd): Waiving points of order against a further conference report to accompany the ...
- H.Res. 522 (103rd): Waiving a requirement of clause 4(b) of rule XI with respect to ...
- H.Res. 517 (103rd): Waiving points of order against the conference report to accompany the amendments ...
- H.Res. 512 (103rd): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4907) to reform the concept ...
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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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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills