Rep. Gene Taylor

Former Representative from Mississippi’s 4th District, Democrat

Taylor, a Democrat, was the representative for Mississippi's 4th congressional district from 2003 to 2010.

He was previously the representative for Mississippi's 5th congressional district (1989-2002).



Our unique analysis of the bills Taylor 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 2010. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Taylor is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Taylor sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (33%) Government Operations and Politics (25%) Emergency Management (25%) Housing and Community Development (17%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From May 1989 to Dec 2010, Taylor missed 325 of 13,374 roll call votes, which is 2.4%. This is on par with the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. ProPublica has tracked 3 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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