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Sen. John Beall Jr.

Former Senator for Maryland

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).

Photo of Sen. John Beall [R-MD, 1971-1976]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Beall is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the Senate in 1976 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 Beall sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Beall was the primary sponsor of 4 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 about one third or more 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

Beall sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

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

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

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

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