Rep. John Davis

Former Representative from Georgia’s 7th District, Democrat

Davis, a Democrat, was the representative for Georgia's 7th congressional district from 1961 to 1974.

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Davis 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 1974. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Davis is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Davis sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Education (19%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) Private Legislation (15%) Science, Technology, Communications (13%) Taxation (10%) Agriculture and Food (10%) Emergency Management (10%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1961 to Dec 1974, Davis missed 782 of 3,513 roll call votes, which is 22.3%. This is much worse than the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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