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Rep. Robert Daniel Jr.

Former Representative for Virginia’s 4th District

Daniel, a Republican, was the representative for Virginia's 4th congressional district from 1973 to 1982.

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Daniel is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1982 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 Daniel sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Daniel was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was 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

Daniel sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Transportation and Public Works (45%) Water Resources Development (36%) Private Legislation (18%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1973 to Dec 1982, Daniel missed 118 of 5,979 roll call votes, which is 2.0%. This is better than the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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