Rep. John Rarick

Former Representative from Louisiana’s 6th District, Democrat

Rarick, a Democrat, was the representative for Louisiana's 6th congressional district from 1967 to 1974.


Our unique analysis of the bills Rarick 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 1974. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Rarick is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Rarick sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Social Welfare (18%) Taxation (16%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Law (14%) Families (12%) Education (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) International Affairs (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1967 to Dec 1974, Rarick missed 525 of 2,648 roll call votes, which is 19.8%. This is much worse than the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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