Rep. Lyle Williams

Former Representative from Ohio’s 17th District, Republican

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).


Our unique analysis of the bills Williams 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 1984. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Williams is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

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

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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