Rep. Gillis Long

Former Representative from Louisiana's 8th District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1973-1986 Representative,
Louisiana's 8th District
1963-1964 Representative,
Louisiana's 8th District

See Also: Bioguide

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Sponsorship Analysis

Long was a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Long’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Long’s bills had a total of 0 cosponsors in the 99th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Long to other members of the House of Representatives in the 99th Congress on leadership and ideology.

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Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Jan 1963 to Jan 1985, Long missed 504 of 7,075 roll call votes, which is 7.1%. This is worse than the median of 5.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 1985. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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