Rep. Marvin Mathis

Former Representative from Georgia’s 2nd District, Democrat

Mathis, a Democrat, was the representative for Georgia's 2nd congressional district from 1971 to 1980.

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Mathis 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). Mathis is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Mathis sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (23%) Agriculture and Food (21%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (19%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%) International Affairs (8%) Social Welfare (6%) Armed Forces and National Security (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1971 to Dec 1980, Mathis missed 1,203 of 5,814 roll call votes, which is 20.7%. This is much worse 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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