Rep. Parren Mitchell [D]

Former Representative from Maryland’s 7th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1971-1986 Representative Maryland's 7th District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Mitchell 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 1986. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Mitchell is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Mitchell sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Commerce (39%) Government Operations and Politics (23%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Labor and Employment (7%) International Affairs (6%) Armed Forces and National Security (6%) Transportation and Public Works (3%) Taxation (3%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1971 to Oct 1986, Mitchell missed 943 of 8,422 roll call votes, which is 11.2%. This is worse than the median of 6.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1986. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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