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Rep. Max Burns

Former Representative from Georgia’s 12th District, Republican

Burns, a Republican, was the representative for Georgia's 12th congressional district from 2003 to 2004.

Photo of Rep. Max Burns [R-GA12, 2003-2004]


Our unique analysis of the bills Burns 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 2004. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Burns is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Burns was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were 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

Burns sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Economics and Public Finance (19%) Finance and Financial Sector (14%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Law (12%) Families (12%) Health (12%) Social Welfare (10%) Armed Forces and National Security (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 2003 to Dec 2004, Burns missed 17 of 1,221 roll call votes, which is 1.4%. This is better than the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2004. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: