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Rep. Edward “Larry” Winn Jr.

Former Representative for Kansas’s 3rd District

Winn was the representative for Kansas’s 3rd congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1967 to 1984.

Photo of Rep. Edward “Larry” Winn [R-KS3, 1967-1984]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Winn is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1984 positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Winn sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 15, 1979 to Oct 11, 1984. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Winn was the primary sponsor of 6 bills that were enacted:

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Does 6 not sound like a lot? Very few bills are ever enacted — most legislators sponsor only a handful that are signed into law. But there are other legislative activities that we don’t track that are also important, including offering amendments, committee work and oversight of the other branches, and constituent services.

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

Winn sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (24%) Finance and Financial Sector (14%) Science, Technology, Communications (14%) Law (10%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (10%) International Affairs (10%)

Recently Introduced Bills

Winn recently introduced the following legislation:

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Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1967 to Oct 1984, Winn missed 871 of 8,455 roll call votes, which is 10.3%. This is worse than the median of 7.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1984. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: