Rep. James “Jim” McCrery III

Former Representative from Louisiana’s 4th District, Republican

McCrery, a Republican, was the representative for Louisiana's 4th congressional district from 1997 to 2008.

He was previously the representative for Louisiana's 5th congressional district (1993-1996); and the representative for Louisiana's 4th congressional district (1987-1992).



Our unique analysis of the bills McCrery 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 2008. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). McCrery is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

McCrery sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (18%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (17%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Social Welfare (11%) Finance and Financial Sector (11%) Commerce (11%) Emergency Management (10%) Labor and Employment (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Apr 1988 to Dec 2008, McCrery missed 744 of 12,393 roll call votes, which is 6.0%. This is much worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2008. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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