Napier was the representative for South Carolina’s 6th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1981 to 1982.
Napier is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1982 positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Napier sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 4, 1977 to Dec 21, 1982. See full analysis methodology.
Napier sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Recently Introduced Bills
Napier recently introduced the following legislation:
- H.R. 7043 (97th): Jobs Incentive Act of 1982
- H.R. 5628 (97th): A bill to make Federal crop insurance and Farmers Home Administration loans …
- H.R. 5195 (97th): A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to …
- H.R. 5148 (97th): A bill to establish the Veterans’ Administration as an executive department.
- H.R. 5122 (97th): A bill to exclude certain back pay awards from Federal income taxation, …
- H.R. 4857 (97th): Taxpayers Court Costs and Fees Act of 1981
- H.R. 4402 (97th): Farm Irrigation Property Tax Incentives Act of 1981
Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.
From Jan 1981 to Dec 1982, Napier missed 71 of 812 roll call votes, which is 8.7%. This is on par with the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GovInfo.gov, for sponsored bills