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Rep. John Browder

Former Representative from Alabama’s 3rd District, Democrat

Browder, a Democrat, was the representative for Alabama's 3rd congressional district from 1989 to 1996.

Photo of Rep. John Browder [D-AL3, 1989-1996]


Our unique analysis of the bills Browder 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 1996. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Browder is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Browder was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was 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

Browder sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (28%) Armed Forces and National Security (14%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Science, Technology, Communications (10%) Private Legislation (10%) Health (10%) Taxation (7%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Apr 1989 to Sep 1996, Browder missed 107 of 4,272 roll call votes, which is 2.5%. This is on par with the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1996. 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: