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Rep. George Nethercutt Jr.

Former Representative for Washington’s 5th District

Nethercutt, a Republican, was the representative for Washington’s 5th congressional district from 1995 to 2004.

Photo of Rep. George Nethercutt [R-WA5, 1995-2004]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Nethercutt is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2004 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Nethercutt sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Nethercutt was the primary sponsor of 3 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

Nethercutt sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (20%) Health (17%) Economics and Public Finance (16%) Finance and Financial Sector (10%) Commerce (10%) Social Welfare (9%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%) Science, Technology, Communications (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1995 to Dec 2004, Nethercutt missed 257 of 5,958 roll call votes, which is 4.3%. This is worse than the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2004. 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: