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Rep. John Davis

Former Representative for Georgia’s 7th District

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

Photo of Rep. John Davis [D-GA7, 1961-1974]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Davis is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1974 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Davis sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Davis sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Education (19%) Private Legislation (15%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) Science, Technology, Communications (13%) Emergency Management (10%) Taxation (10%) Agriculture and Food (10%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

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

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: