Rep. George “Buddy” Darden [D]

Former Representative from Georgia’s 7th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1983-1994 Representative Georgia's 7th District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Darden 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 1994. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Darden is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Darden sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (19%) Transportation and Public Works (16%) Finance and Financial Sector (13%) Economics and Public Finance (13%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Labor and Employment (9%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%) Housing and Community Development (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Nov 1983 to Nov 1994, Darden missed 97 of 5,245 roll call votes, which is 1.8%. This is better than the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1994. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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