Britt was the representative for North Carolina’s 6th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1983 to 1984.
Britt is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1984 positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Britt sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 15, 1979 to Oct 11, 1984. See full analysis methodology.
Some of Britt’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4218 (98th): A bill to extend duty-free treatment to Meta-toluic acid (MTA).
- H.R. 4210 (98th): A bill to designate the United States Post Office and Courthouse Building ...
From Jan 1983 to Oct 1984, Britt missed 37 of 906 roll call votes, which is 4.1%. This is better than the median of 7.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1984. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- 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
- GovInfo.gov, for sponsored bills