Rep. Lloyd Meeds

Former Representative from Washington’s 2nd District, Democrat

Meeds, a Democrat, was the representative for Washington's 2nd congressional district from 1965 to 1978.


Our unique analysis of the bills Meeds 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 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Meeds is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Meeds sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Native Americans (18%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (18%) Labor and Employment (16%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Water Resources Development (10%) Agriculture and Food (9%) Education (9%) Health (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1965 to Oct 1978, Meeds missed 602 of 5,855 roll call votes, which is 10.3%. This is on par with the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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