Rep. Richard Ichord II

Former Representative from Missouri’s 8th District, Democrat

Ichord, a Democrat, was the representative for Missouri's 8th congressional district from 1961 to 1980.

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Ichord 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 1980. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Ichord is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Ichord sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (19%) Armed Forces and National Security (15%) Social Welfare (13%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (13%) Private Legislation (13%) Housing and Community Development (9%) International Affairs (9%) Emergency Management (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1961 to Dec 1980, Ichord missed 815 of 7,602 roll call votes, which is 10.7%. This is on par with the median of 8.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1980. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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