Rep. Henry Brown Jr.

Former Representative from South Carolina’s 1st District, Republican

Brown, a Republican, was the representative for South Carolina's 1st congressional district from 2001 to 2010.



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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2010. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Brown is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Brown sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Foreign Trade and International Finance (37%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (16%) Armed Forces and National Security (15%) Government Operations and Politics (8%) Economics and Public Finance (7%) International Affairs (5%) Health (5%) Labor and Employment (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 2001 to Dec 2010, Brown missed 272 of 6,962 roll call votes, which is 3.9%. This is on par with the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. ProPublica has tracked 49 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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