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

Gephardt was a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Gephardt’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Gephardt’s bills had a total of 38 cosponsors in the 108th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Gephardt to other members of the House of Representatives in the 108th 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 Gephardt’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1977 to Dec 2004, Gephardt missed 2,470 of 15,228 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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