Rep. David Emery

Former Representative from Maine’s 1st District, Republican

Emery, a Republican, was the representative for Maine's 1st congressional district from 1975 to 1982.


Our unique analysis of the bills Emery 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 1982. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Emery is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Emery sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (21%) Energy (16%) Taxation (16%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (13%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Economics and Public Finance (8%) Private Legislation (8%) Transportation and Public Works (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1975 to Dec 1982, Emery missed 331 of 4,901 roll call votes, which is 6.8%. 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

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