Rep. George Whitehurst

Former Representative from Virginia’s 2nd District, Republican

Whitehurst, a Republican, was the representative for Virginia's 2nd congressional district from 1969 to 1986.

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Whitehurst 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 1986. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Whitehurst is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Whitehurst sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (29%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Taxation (14%) Animals (11%) Social Welfare (11%) Environmental Protection (10%) Health (6%) Immigration (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1969 to Oct 1986, Whitehurst missed 792 of 8,862 roll call votes, which is 8.9%. This is worse than the median of 6.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1986. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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