Rep. John Breckinridge

Former Representative from Kentucky’s 6th District, Democrat

Breckinridge, a Democrat, was the representative for Kentucky's 6th congressional district from 1973 to 1978.

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Breckinridge 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 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Breckinridge is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Breckinridge sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (25%) Agriculture and Food (25%) Housing and Community Development (11%) Law (11%) Private Legislation (8%) Taxation (8%) Economics and Public Finance (6%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1973 to Oct 1978, Breckinridge missed 351 of 3,891 roll call votes, which is 9.0%. This is on par with the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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