Rep. Helen Bentley

Former Representative from Maryland's 2nd District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1985-1994 Representative,
Maryland's 2nd District

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Bentley was a moderate Republican leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Bentley’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Bentley’s bills had a total of 189 cosponsors in the 103rd Congress.

Use this chart to compare Bentley to other members of the House of Representatives in the 103rd 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 Bentley’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1985 to Nov 1994, Bentley missed 290 of 4,780 roll call votes, which is 6.1%. This is worse than the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1994. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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