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Rep. Charles Carney

Former Representative for Ohio’s 19th District

Carney was the representative for Ohio’s 19th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1969 to 1978.


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Carney is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1978 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 Carney sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Carney was the primary sponsor of 16 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 at least about half 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

Carney sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (21%) Social Welfare (21%) Armed Forces and National Security (16%) Taxation (14%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (9%) Labor and Employment (8%) Finance and Financial Sector (5%) Crime and Law Enforcement (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Nov 1970 to Oct 1978, Carney missed 573 of 4,611 roll call votes, which is 12.4%. This is worse than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. 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: