Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1989
Rep. Charles “Buddy” Roemer [D-LA4, 1981-1988] leaves office as Representative for Louisiana's 4th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Louisiana’s 4th District, Democrat
Roemer, a Democrat, was the representative for Louisiana's 4th congressional district from 1981 to 1988.
Our unique analysis of the bills Roemer 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 1988. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Roemer is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Roemer sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
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From Jan 1981 to Mar 1988, Roemer missed 418 of 3,123 roll call votes, which is 13.4%. This is much worse than the median of 5.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1988. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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