Rep. Claude Harris Jr.

Former Representative from Alabama’s 7th District, Democrat

Harris, a Democrat, was the representative for Alabama's 7th congressional district from 1987 to 1992.


Our unique analysis of the bills Harris 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 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Harris is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

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

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Harris sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (100%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1987 to Oct 1992, Harris missed 42 of 2,775 roll call votes, which is 1.5%. This is better than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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