Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1981
Rep. Robert Duncan [D-OR3, 1975-1980] leaves office as Representative for Oregon's 3rd congressional district.
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Former Representative from Oregon’s 3rd District, Democrat
Duncan, a Democrat, was the representative for Oregon's 3rd congressional district from 1975 to 1980.
He was previously the representative for Oregon's 4th congressional district (1963-1966).
Our unique analysis of the bills Duncan 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). Duncan is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Duncan sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Labor and Employment (17%) Economics and Public Finance (17%) Water Resources Development (14%) Transportation and Public Works (14%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Private Legislation (10%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (7%) Taxation (7%)
Some of Duncan’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1963 to Dec 1980, Duncan missed 666 of 4,714 roll call votes, which is 14.1%. This is much worse 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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