Rep. Elmer “Bud” Shuster (R)

Former Representative from Pennsylvania’s 9th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1973-2001 Representative Pennsylvania's 9th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

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

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1973 to Jan 2001, Shuster missed 687 of 15,395 roll call votes, which is 4.5%. This is worse than the median of 2.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2001. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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