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Rep. Douglas “Doug” Bereuter

Former Representative from Nebraska’s 1st District, Republican

Bereuter, a Republican, was the representative for Nebraska's 1st congressional district from 1979 to 2004.

Photo of Rep. Douglas “Doug” Bereuter [R-NE1, 1979-2004]


Our unique analysis of the bills Bereuter 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 2004. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Bereuter is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Bereuter was the primary sponsor of 14 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

Bereuter sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (24%) Economics and Public Finance (15%) International Affairs (14%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (12%) Finance and Financial Sector (10%) Housing and Community Development (10%) Water Resources Development (8%) Law (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1979 to Jul 2004, Bereuter missed 299 of 13,616 roll call votes, which is 2.2%. This is on par with the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jul 2004. 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: