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Rep. L. Callahan

Former Representative for Alabama’s 1st District

Callahan was the representative for Alabama’s 1st congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1985 to 2002.

Photo of Rep. L. Callahan [R-AL1, 1985-2002]

Enacted Legislation

Callahan was the primary sponsor of 6 bills that were enacted:

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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 at least about half 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

Callahan sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Foreign Trade and International Finance (20%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%) Environmental Protection (13%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Sports and Recreation (10%) Agriculture and Food (10%) Transportation and Public Works (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1985 to Nov 2002, Callahan missed 518 of 9,524 roll call votes, which is 5.4%. This is much worse than the median of 2.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 2002. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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