Rep. Lunsford Preyer

Former Representative from North Carolina’s 6th District, Democrat

Preyer, a Democrat, was the representative for North Carolina's 6th congressional district from 1969 to 1980.

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Preyer 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 1980. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Preyer is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Preyer sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (37%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (16%) Education (13%) Social Welfare (13%) Health (8%) Commerce (5%) Law (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1969 to Dec 1980, Preyer missed 272 of 6,259 roll call votes, which is 4.3%. This is better than the median of 8.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1980. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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