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Rep. John “Jack” Buechner

Former Representative from Missouri’s 2nd District, Republican

Buechner, a Republican, was the representative for Missouri's 2nd congressional district from 1987 to 1990.

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Buechner 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 1990. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Buechner is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Buechner 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

Buechner sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Environmental Protection (18%) Transportation and Public Works (18%) International Affairs (15%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Taxation (12%) Science, Technology, Communications (9%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1987 to Oct 1990, Buechner missed 84 of 1,843 roll call votes, which is 4.6%. This is on par with the median of 4.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1990. 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: