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Rep. Cleveland Benedict

Former Representative for West Virginia’s 2nd District

Benedict, a Republican, was the representative for West Virginia's 2nd congressional district from 1981 to 1982.

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Benedict is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1982 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Benedict sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Benedict was the primary sponsor of 2 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

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1981 to Dec 1982, Benedict missed 69 of 812 roll call votes, which is 8.5%. This is on par with the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. 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: