Rep. Richard “Dick” Gephardt

Former Representative from Missouri’s 3rd District


Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1977-2004 Representative Missouri's 3rd District

See Also: Gephardt's Official Website | OpenSecrets | Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Gephardt sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Gephardt is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1977 to Dec 2004, Gephardt missed 2,471 of 15,268 roll call votes, which is 16.2%. This is worse than the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2004. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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