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Rep. Charles “Charlie” Norwood Jr.

Former Representative from Georgia’s 10th District, Republican

Norwood, a Republican, was the representative for Georgia's 10th congressional district from 2007 to 2007.

He was previously the representative for Georgia's 9th congressional district (2003-2006); and the representative for Georgia's 10th congressional district (1995-2002).

Photo of Rep. Charles “Charlie” Norwood [R-GA10, 2007-2007]


Our unique analysis of the bills Norwood 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 2006. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Norwood is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Norwood was the primary sponsor of 4 bills that were enacted:

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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

Norwood sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (20%) Labor and Employment (18%) Law (18%) Health (17%) Commerce (8%) Economics and Public Finance (7%) Science, Technology, Communications (6%) Finance and Financial Sector (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Norwood’s Vote Vote Description
Not Voting H.R. 4 (110th): Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2007
Jan 12, 2007. Passed 255/170.
Not Voting H.R. 3 (110th): Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2007
Jan 11, 2007. Passed 253/174.

Missed Votes

From Jan 1995 to Feb 2007, Norwood missed 507 of 7,266 roll call votes, which is 7.0%. This is much worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Feb 2007. ProPublica has tracked 76 explanations for these missed votes. 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: