Rep. Otto Passman

Former Representative from Louisiana’s 5th District, Democrat

Passman, a Democrat, was the representative for Louisiana's 5th congressional district from 1947 to 1976.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Passman sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (33%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (25%) Economics and Public Finance (25%) Government Operations and Politics (17%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1947 to Oct 1976, Passman missed 832 of 6,074 roll call votes, which is 13.7%. This is worse than the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1976. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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