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Rep. Eldon Rudd

Former Representative from Arizona’s 4th District, Republican

Rudd, a Republican, was the representative for Arizona's 4th congressional district from 1977 to 1986.


Our unique analysis of the bills Rudd 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 1986. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Rudd is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Rudd was the primary sponsor of 4 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

Rudd sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (19%) International Affairs (15%) Finance and Financial Sector (15%) Taxation (15%) Crime and Law Enforcement (12%) Science, Technology, Communications (8%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%) Economics and Public Finance (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1977 to Oct 1986, Rudd missed 733 of 5,424 roll call votes, which is 13.5%. This is much worse than the median of 6.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1986. 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: