Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1987
Rep. Robert Edgar [D-PA7, 1975-1986] leaves office as Representative for Pennsylvania's 7th congressional district.
Former Representative from Pennsylvania’s 7th District
|Dates||Title||State / District|
|Representative||Pennsylvania's 7th District|
Our unique analysis of the bills Edgar 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 1986. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Edgar is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Edgar sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (48%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Health (9%) Education (8%) Environmental Protection (6%) Labor and Employment (6%) Social Welfare (5%) Economics and Public Finance (4%)
Some of Edgar’s most recently sponsored bills include...
View All » (including bills from previous years)
From Jan 1975 to Oct 1986, Edgar missed 621 of 6,697 roll call votes, which is 9.3%. This is worse than the median of 6.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1986. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: