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Rep. Robert Bauman

Former Representative for Maryland’s 1st District

Bauman, a Republican, was the representative for Maryland's 1st congressional district from 1973 to 1980.

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Bauman is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1980 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Bauman sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Bauman was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Bauman sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Private Legislation (18%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (18%) International Affairs (18%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) Agriculture and Food (9%) Water Resources Development (9%) Transportation and Public Works (6%) Economics and Public Finance (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Sep 1973 to Dec 1980, Bauman missed 128 of 4,853 roll call votes, which is 2.6%. This is better than 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

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: