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Rep. Harold Donohue

Former Representative for Massachusetts’s 3rd District

Donohue, a Democrat, was the representative for Massachusetts's 3rd congressional district from 1973 to 1974.

He was previously the representative for Massachusetts's 4th congressional district (1947-1972).

Enacted Legislation

Donohue was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:

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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

Donohue sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (15%) Energy (15%) Private Legislation (15%) Crime and Law Enforcement (15%) Social Welfare (10%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (10%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Housing and Community Development (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1947 to Dec 1974, Donohue missed 384 of 4,801 roll call votes, which is 8.0%. This is on par with the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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