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Rep. John Myers

Former Representative from Indiana’s 7th District, Republican

Myers, a Republican, was the representative for Indiana's 7th congressional district from 1967 to 1996.

Photo of Rep. John Myers [R-IN7, 1967-1996]

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Myers 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 1996. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Myers is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Myers was the primary sponsor of 12 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Myers sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (16%) Social Welfare (16%) Taxation (12%) Labor and Employment (12%) Commerce (12%) Energy (12%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Health (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1967 to Sep 1996, Myers missed 586 of 14,580 roll call votes, which is 4.0%. This is on par with the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1996. 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: