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Rep. David McCurdy

Former Representative for Oklahoma’s 4th District

McCurdy was the representative for Oklahoma’s 4th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1981 to 1994.

Photo of Rep. David McCurdy [D-OK4, 1981-1994]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

McCurdy is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1994 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 McCurdy sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

McCurdy was the primary sponsor of 5 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 at least about half 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

McCurdy sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (21%) Education (21%) Government Operations and Politics (18%) Housing and Community Development (10%) Labor and Employment (10%) Economics and Public Finance (8%) Environmental Protection (8%) Water Resources Development (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1981 to Nov 1994, McCurdy missed 561 of 6,505 roll call votes, which is 8.6%. This is much worse than the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1994. 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: