Rep. Donald Bailey

Former Representative from Pennsylvania’s 21st District, Democrat

Bailey, a Democrat, was the representative for Pennsylvania's 21st congressional district from 1979 to 1982.

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Bailey 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). Bailey is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Bailey sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (36%) Armed Forces and National Security (18%) Labor and Employment (15%) Private Legislation (8%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (8%) Government Operations and Politics (5%) Social Welfare (5%) Economics and Public Finance (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1979 to Dec 1982, Bailey missed 31 of 2,088 roll call votes, which is 1.5%. This is better than 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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