Rep. David Henderson

Former Representative from North Carolina’s 3rd District, Democrat

Henderson, a Democrat, was the representative for North Carolina's 3rd congressional district from 1961 to 1976.


Our unique analysis of the bills Henderson 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 1976. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Henderson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Henderson sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (38%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%) Labor and Employment (12%) Agriculture and Food (11%) Law (11%) Housing and Community Development (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1961 to Oct 1976, Henderson missed 439 of 4,786 roll call votes, which is 9.2%. This is on par with the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1976. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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