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Rep. Lyle Williams

Former Representative for Ohio’s 17th District

Williams, a Republican, was the representative for Ohio's 17th congressional district from 1983 to 1984.

He was previously the representative for Ohio's 19th congressional district (1979-1982).

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Williams is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1984 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 Williams sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Williams was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was 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 about one third or more 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

Williams sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Private Legislation (31%) Taxation (31%) Immigration (25%) Social Welfare (13%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1979 to Oct 1984, Williams missed 611 of 2,994 roll call votes, which is 20.4%. This is much worse than the median of 7.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1984. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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