Rep. Charles “Chip” Pickering Jr.

Former Representative from Mississippi's 3rd District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1997-2009 Representative,
Mississippi's 3rd District

See Also: Pickering's Official Website | OpenSecrets | VoteSmart | Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Pickering was a moderate Republican leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Pickering’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Pickering’s bills had a total of 145 cosponsors in the 110th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Pickering to other members of the House of Representatives in the 110th 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 Pickering’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1997 to Dec 2008, Pickering missed 503 of 7,708 roll call votes, which is 6.5%. This is worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2008. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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