Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1985
Rep. Lawrence McDonald [D-GA7, 1975-1984] leaves office as Representative for Georgia's 7th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Georgia’s 7th District, Democrat
McDonald, a Democrat, was the representative for Georgia's 7th congressional district from 1975 to 1984.
Our unique analysis of the bills McDonald 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 1984. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). McDonald is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
McDonald sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (17%) Taxation (15%) Health (14%) Education (13%) Labor and Employment (11%) International Affairs (11%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (9%)
Some of McDonald’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1975 to Aug 1983, McDonald missed 473 of 5,212 roll call votes, which is 9.1%. This is on par with the median of 7.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 1983. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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