Rep. Pierre du Pont

Former Representative from Delaware’s At-Large District, Republican

du Pont, a Republican, was the representative for Delaware's at-large district from 1971 to 1976.

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills du Pont 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 1976. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). du Pont is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

du Pont sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (27%) Armed Forces and National Security (17%) Education (13%) Agriculture and Food (9%) Social Welfare (9%) Taxation (8%) International Affairs (8%) Energy (8%)

Recent Bills

Some of du Pont’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1971 to Oct 1976, du Pont missed 288 of 3,000 roll call votes, which is 9.6%. This is on par with 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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