Rep. Gillespie “Sonny” Montgomery

Former Representative from Mississippi's 3rd District

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1973-1996 Representative Mississippi's 3rd District
1967-1972 Representative Mississippi's 4th District

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Montgomery was a centrist Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Montgomery’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Montgomery’s bills had a total of 153 cosponsors in the 104th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Montgomery to other members of the House of Representatives in the 104th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1967 to Sep 1996, Montgomery missed 605 of 14,475 roll call votes, which is 4.2%. This is worse than the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1996. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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