Rep. Edward Young

Former Representative from South Carolina’s 6th District, Republican

Young, a Republican, was the representative for South Carolina's 6th congressional district from 1973 to 1974.


Our unique analysis of the bills Young 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 1974. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Young is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Young was the primary sponsor of 4 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Young sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Agriculture and Food (40%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (20%) Environmental Protection (15%) Health (15%) Commerce (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1973 to Dec 1974, Young missed 149 of 1,078 roll call votes, which is 13.8%. This is 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

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