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Rep. James Mann

Former Representative for South Carolina’s 4th District

Mann was the representative for South Carolina’s 4th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1969 to 1978.


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Mann is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1978 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Mann sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Mann 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 at least about half 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

Mann sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Foreign Trade and International Finance (22%) Crime and Law Enforcement (20%) Law (15%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Energy (10%) Social Welfare (8%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) Education (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1969 to Oct 1978, Mann missed 704 of 4,983 roll call votes, which is 14.1%. This is worse than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: