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Rep. Gilbert Gude

Former Representative for Maryland’s 8th District

Gude, a Republican, was the representative for Maryland's 8th congressional district from 1967 to 1976.

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Gude is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1976 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 Gude sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Gude was the primary sponsor of 8 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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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

Gude sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (30%) Private Legislation (14%) Housing and Community Development (13%) Taxation (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Energy (8%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (7%) International Affairs (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1967 to Oct 1976, Gude missed 271 of 3,921 roll call votes, which is 6.9%. This is on par with 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

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: