Rep. Charles Melancon

Former Representative from Louisiana's 3rd District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
2005-2010 Representative,
Louisiana's 3rd District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Melancon was a centrist Democratic follower according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Melancon’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Melancon’s bills had a total of 106 cosponsors in the 111th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Melancon to other members of the House of Representatives in the 111th 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 Melancon’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 2005 to Dec 2010, Melancon missed 285 of 4,745 roll call votes, which is 6.0%. This is worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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