Sen. John Beall Jr.

Former Senator from Maryland, Republican

Beall, a Republican, was a senator from Maryland from 1971 to 1976.

He was previously the representative for Maryland's 6th congressional district (1969-1970).

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Beall sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1976. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Beall is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Beall sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Private Legislation (30%) Social Welfare (17%) Education (12%) Taxation (10%) Transportation and Public Works (8%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) Government Operations and Politics (8%) Labor and Employment (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Feb 1971 to Oct 1976, Beall missed 343 of 3,404 roll call votes, which is 10.1%. This is better than the median of 13.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1976. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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