Rep. James Clarke

Former Representative from North Carolina’s 11th District, Democrat

Clarke, a Democrat, was the representative for North Carolina's 11th congressional district from 1987 to 1990.

He was previously the representative for North Carolina's 11th congressional district (1983-1984).


Our unique analysis of the bills Clarke 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 1990. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Clarke is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

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

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Clarke sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

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Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1983 to Oct 1990, Clarke missed 130 of 2,749 roll call votes, which is 4.7%. This is on par with the median of 4.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1990. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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