Rep. John Cunningham III

Former Representative from Washington’s 7th District, Republican

Cunningham, a Republican, was the representative for Washington's 7th congressional district from 1977 to 1978.


Our unique analysis of the bills Cunningham 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). Cunningham is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Cunningham sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (33%) Native Americans (21%) Education (13%) Economics and Public Finance (13%) Labor and Employment (13%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From May 1977 to Oct 1978, Cunningham missed 138 of 1,294 roll call votes, which is 10.7%. 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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