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Rep. Edith Green

Former Representative for Oregon’s 3rd District

Green, a Democrat, was the representative for Oregon's 3rd congressional district from 1955 to 1974.

Photo of Rep. Edith Green [D-OR3, 1955-1974]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Green is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1974 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 Green sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Green sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (20%) Law (16%) Education (16%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (12%) Private Legislation (12%) Labor and Employment (8%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) Social Welfare (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1955 to Dec 1974, Green missed 631 of 4,035 roll call votes, which is 15.6%. This is much worse than the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. 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: