Rep. Joel Broyhill

Former Representative from Virginia’s 10th District, Republican

Broyhill, a Republican, was the representative for Virginia's 10th congressional district from 1953 to 1974.


Our unique analysis of the bills Broyhill 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 1974. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Broyhill is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Broyhill sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Private Legislation (33%) Government Operations and Politics (20%) Taxation (15%) Armed Forces and National Security (10%) Labor and Employment (7%) Transportation and Public Works (7%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (5%) Crime and Law Enforcement (4%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1953 to Dec 1974, Broyhill missed 261 of 4,182 roll call votes, which is 6.2%. This is better than the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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