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Rep. Druie Barnard Jr.

Former Representative from Georgia’s 10th District, Democrat

Barnard, a Democrat, was the representative for Georgia's 10th congressional district from 1977 to 1992.


Our unique analysis of the bills Barnard 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 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Barnard is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Barnard was the primary sponsor of 6 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 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

Barnard sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Finance and Financial Sector (37%) Government Operations and Politics (29%) Taxation (10%) Housing and Community Development (5%) Economics and Public Finance (5%) Crime and Law Enforcement (5%) Health (5%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1977 to Oct 1992, Barnard missed 1,098 of 8,199 roll call votes, which is 13.4%. This is much worse than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. 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: