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Rep. Daniel Flood

Former Representative for Pennsylvania’s 11th District

Flood, a Democrat, was the representative for Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district from 1955 to 1980.

He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district (1949-1952); and the representative for Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district (1945-1946).

Photo of Rep. Daniel Flood [D-PA11, 1955-1980]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Flood is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1980 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 Flood sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Flood was the primary sponsor of 8 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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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

Issue Areas

Flood sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (23%) Government Operations and Politics (17%) Private Legislation (15%) Education (15%) Transportation and Public Works (12%) Energy (8%) Law (6%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1945 to Jan 1980, Flood missed 1,014 of 8,227 roll call votes, which is 12.3%. This is worse than the median of 8.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 1980. 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: