Rep. John Linder

Former Representative from Georgia’s 7th District, Republican

Linder, a Republican, was the representative for Georgia's 7th congressional district from 2003 to 2010.

He was previously the representative for Georgia's 11th congressional district (1997-2002); and the representative for Georgia's 4th congressional district (1993-1996).



Our unique analysis of the bills Linder 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 2010. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Linder is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Linder sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (22%) Taxation (16%) Science, Technology, Communications (13%) Commerce (13%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Health (9%) Immigration (9%) Labor and Employment (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1993 to Dec 2010, Linder missed 486 of 11,825 roll call votes, which is 4.1%. This is worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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