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Rep. Carroll Campbell Jr.

Former Representative for South Carolina’s 4th District

Campbell, a Republican, was the representative for South Carolina’s 4th congressional district from 1979 to 1986.

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Campbell is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1986 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 Campbell sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Campbell was the primary sponsor of 9 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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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

Campbell sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (19%) Labor and Employment (19%) Social Welfare (16%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (16%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Economics and Public Finance (6%) Education (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1979 to Oct 1986, Campbell missed 656 of 3,884 roll call votes, which is 16.9%. This is much worse than the median of 6.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1986. 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: