Rep. Robert Edgar [D]

Former Representative from Pennsylvania’s 7th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1975-1986 Representative Pennsylvania's 7th District

Sponsorship Analysis

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)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

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%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

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.

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Primary Sources

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