Rep. Robert Livingston Jr.

Former Representative from Louisiana’s 1st District, Republican

Livingston, a Republican, was the representative for Louisiana's 1st congressional district from 1977 to 1999.

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Livingston 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 1998. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Livingston is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Livingston sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (17%) Economics and Public Finance (16%) Armed Forces and National Security (14%) Law (12%) Finance and Financial Sector (12%) Commerce (11%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) Health (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Sep 1977 to Feb 1999, Livingston missed 916 of 11,394 roll call votes, which is 8.0%. This is much worse than the median of 3.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Feb 1999. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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