Rep. Lewis Payne Jr.

Former Representative from Virginia's 5th District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1987-1996 Representative,
Virginia's 5th District

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Payne was a centrist Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Payne’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Payne’s bills had a total of 23 cosponsors in the 104th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Payne to other members of the House of Representatives in the 104th Congress on leadership and ideology.

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Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jun 1988 to Sep 1996, Payne missed 81 of 4,565 roll call votes, which is 1.8%. This is better than the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1996. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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