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Rep. Leslie Byrne

Former Representative for Virginia’s 11th District

Byrne was the representative for Virginia’s 11th congressional district and was a Democrat. She served from 1993 to 1994.

Photo of Rep. Leslie Byrne [D-VA11, 1993-1994]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Byrne is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1994 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 Byrne sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 1989 to Nov 29, 1994. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Byrne was the primary sponsor of 2 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

Byrne sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (25%) Health (18%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Taxation (10%) Transportation and Public Works (10%) Private Legislation (10%) Environmental Protection (8%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1993 to Nov 1994, Byrne missed 24 of 1,122 roll call votes, which is 2.1%. This is better than the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1994. 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: