Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2011
Rep. Charles Melancon [D-LA3, 2005-2010] leaves office as Representative for Louisiana's 3rd congressional district.
Former Representative from Louisiana’s 3rd District
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|Representative||Louisiana's 3rd District|
Our unique analysis of the bills Melancon sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2010. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Melancon is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Melancon sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Emergency Management (24%) Economics and Public Finance (18%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%) Education (8%) Water Resources Development (8%) Taxation (8%) Energy (8%)
Some of Melancon’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2005 to Dec 2010, Melancon missed 285 of 4,745 roll call votes, which is 6.0%. This is much 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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