Rep. John Flynt Jr.

Former Representative from Georgia’s 6th District, Democrat

Flynt, a Democrat, was the representative for Georgia's 6th congressional district from 1965 to 1978.

He was previously the representative for Georgia's 4th congressional district (1953-1964).



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

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Flynt sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (27%) Education (13%) Crime and Law Enforcement (12%) Labor and Employment (10%) Armed Forces and National Security (10%) Law (10%) International Affairs (9%) Families (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1955 to Oct 1978, Flynt missed 1,175 of 6,848 roll call votes, which is 17.2%. This is much worse than 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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