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Rep. LaMar Baker

Former Representative for Tennessee’s 3rd District

Baker, a Republican, was the representative for Tennessee's 3rd congressional district from 1971 to 1974.

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Baker is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1974 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Baker sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Baker was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was 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 about one third or more 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

Baker sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (20%) Labor and Employment (18%) Private Legislation (11%) International Affairs (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (11%) Transportation and Public Works (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1971 to Dec 1974, Baker missed 229 of 1,727 roll call votes, which is 13.3%. This is 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

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: