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Rep. Elizabeth Furse

Former Representative from Oregon’s 1st District, Democrat

Furse, a Democrat, was the representative for Oregon's 1st congressional district from 1993 to 1998.

Photo of Rep. Elizabeth Furse [D-OR1, 1993-1998]


Our unique analysis of the bills Furse sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1998. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Furse is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Furse sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (24%) Economics and Public Finance (19%) Health (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Science, Technology, Communications (10%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) Transportation and Public Works (9%) Law (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1993 to Dec 1998, Furse missed 195 of 3,649 roll call votes, which is 5.3%. This is worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1998. 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: