Rep. Garner Shriver

Former Representative from Kansas’s 4th District, Republican

Shriver, a Republican, was the representative for Kansas's 4th congressional district from 1961 to 1976.

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Shriver 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 1976. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Shriver is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Shriver sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (19%) Social Welfare (16%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%) Agriculture and Food (13%) Labor and Employment (13%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Taxation (9%) Law (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1961 to Oct 1976, Shriver missed 305 of 4,786 roll call votes, which is 6.4%. This is better than the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1976. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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