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Rep. Max Burns

Former Representative for Georgia’s 12th District

Burns was the representative for Georgia’s 12th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 2003 to 2004.

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

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Burns is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2004 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 Burns sponsored and cosponsored. See full 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 at least about half 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%) Health (12%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Law (12%) Families (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: