Rep. James “Jim” Clyburn

Representative from South Carolina’s 6th District

Democrat

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1993-2016 Representative South Carolina's 6th District

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2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

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

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1993 to Apr 2015, Clyburn missed 430 of 14,808 roll call votes, which is 2.9%. This is worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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