Rep. Norvell “Bill” Emerson

Former Representative from Missouri's 8th District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1983-1996 Representative,
Missouri's 8th District
1981-1982 Representative,
Missouri's 10th District

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Emerson was a moderate Republican leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Emerson’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Emerson’s bills had a total of 548 cosponsors in the 104th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Emerson to other members of the House of Representatives in the 104th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1981 to Jun 1996, Emerson missed 190 of 7,645 roll call votes, which is 2.5%. This is better than the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jun 1996. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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