Rep. Richard Ray

Former Representative from Georgia’s 3rd District, Democrat

Ray, a Democrat, was the representative for Georgia's 3rd congressional district from 1983 to 1992.

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Ray 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 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Ray is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Ray sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Environmental Protection (57%) Armed Forces and National Security (43%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1983 to Oct 1992, Ray missed 489 of 4,571 roll call votes, which is 10.7%. This is much worse than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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