Rep. John Hammerschmidt

Former Representative from Arkansas’s 3rd District, Republican

Hammerschmidt, a Republican, was the representative for Arkansas's 3rd congressional district from 1967 to 1992.


Our unique analysis of the bills Hammerschmidt 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 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hammerschmidt is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Hammerschmidt was the primary sponsor of 4 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hammerschmidt sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (21%) Armed Forces and National Security (21%) Social Welfare (21%) Transportation and Public Works (9%) Health (9%) Environmental Protection (8%) Government Operations and Politics (8%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (4%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1967 to Oct 1992, Hammerschmidt missed 569 of 12,120 roll call votes, which is 4.7%. This is on par with the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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