Rep. James Weaver [D]

Former Representative from Oregon’s 4th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1975-1986 Representative Oregon's 4th District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Weaver 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 1986. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Weaver is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Weaver sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (33%) Energy (15%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Agriculture and Food (11%) Environmental Protection (11%) Economics and Public Finance (8%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (5%) Native Americans (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1975 to Oct 1986, Weaver missed 795 of 6,697 roll call votes, which is 11.9%. This is much worse than the median of 6.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1986. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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