Rep. Robert Bergland

Former Representative from Minnesota’s 7th District, Democrat

Bergland, a Democrat, was the representative for Minnesota's 7th congressional district from 1971 to 1978.

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Bergland 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 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Bergland is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Bergland sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Agriculture and Food (46%) Social Welfare (14%) Housing and Community Development (11%) Native Americans (8%) Private Legislation (8%) Government Operations and Politics (6%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1971 to Jan 1977, Bergland missed 172 of 3,003 roll call votes, which is 5.7%. This is better than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 1977. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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