Rep. Joseph Fisher

Former Representative from Virginia's 10th District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1975-1980 Representative,
Virginia's 10th District

See Also: Bioguide

Sponsorship Analysis

Fisher was a moderate Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Fisher’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Fisher’s bills had a total of 827 cosponsors in the 96th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Fisher to other members of the House of Representatives in the 96th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1975 to Dec 1980, Fisher missed 77 of 4,075 roll call votes, which is 1.9%. This is better than the median of 7.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1980. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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