Rep. Robert Stephens Jr.

Former Representative from Georgia’s 10th District, Democrat

Stephens, a Democrat, was the representative for Georgia's 10th congressional district from 1961 to 1976.

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Stephens 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 1976. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Stephens is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Stephens sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Private Legislation (18%) Housing and Community Development (16%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (16%) Commerce (14%) Finance and Financial Sector (11%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (11%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Agriculture and Food (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1961 to Oct 1976, Stephens missed 1,059 of 4,786 roll call votes, which is 22.1%. This is much worse than the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1976. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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