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Rep. Eva Clayton

Former Representative from North Carolina’s 1st District, Democrat

Clayton, a Democrat, was the representative for North Carolina's 1st congressional district from 1992 to 2002.

Photo of Rep. Eva Clayton [D-NC1, 1992-2002]


Our unique analysis of the bills Clayton 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 2002. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Clayton is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Clayton was the primary sponsor of 2 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

Clayton sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Economics and Public Finance (16%) Social Welfare (16%) Families (15%) Law (12%) Commerce (11%) Education (10%) Health (10%) Government Operations and Politics (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1993 to Nov 2002, Clayton missed 243 of 5,859 roll call votes, which is 4.1%. This is worse than the median of 2.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 2002. 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: