Rep. Michael “Mike” Parker

Former Representative from Mississippi’s 4th District, Republican

Parker, a Republican, was the representative for Mississippi's 4th congressional district from 1989 to 1998.



Our unique analysis of the bills Parker 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 1998. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Parker is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Parker was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Parker sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (22%) Government Operations and Politics (17%) Health (17%) Education (11%) Private Legislation (11%) Environmental Protection (11%) Water Resources Development (11%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1989 to Dec 1998, Parker missed 270 of 5,485 roll call votes, which is 4.9%. This is worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1998. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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