Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2005
Rep. Karen McCarthy [D-MO5, 1995-2004] leaves office as Representative for Missouri's 5th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Missouri’s 5th District, Democrat
McCarthy, a Democrat, was the representative for Missouri's 5th congressional district from 1995 to 2004.
Our unique analysis of the bills McCarthy sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2004. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). McCarthy is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
McCarthy sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (23%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (21%) Environmental Protection (14%) Agriculture and Food (11%) Commerce (9%) Economics and Public Finance (9%) Arts, Culture, Religion (7%) Crime and Law Enforcement (5%)
Some of McCarthy’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1995 to Dec 2004, McCarthy missed 240 of 5,958 roll call votes, which is 4.0%. This is on par with the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2004. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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