Rep. Gladys Spellman (D)

Former Representative from Maryland’s 5th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1975-1980 Representative Maryland's 5th District
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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Spellman sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1980. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Spellman is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1975 to Dec 1980, Spellman missed 404 of 4,077 roll call votes, which is 9.9%. This is on par with the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1980. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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