Rep. Clarence Long

Former Representative from Maryland’s 2nd District, Democrat

Long, a Democrat, was the representative for Maryland's 2nd congressional district from 1963 to 1984.


Our unique analysis of the bills Long 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 1984. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Long is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Long sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Social Welfare (28%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Finance and Financial Sector (11%) Labor and Employment (11%) Taxation (9%) Education (8%) International Affairs (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1963 to Oct 1984, Long missed 456 of 9,080 roll call votes, which is 5.0%. This is on par with the median of 7.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1984. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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