Rep. Robert “Robin” Tallon Jr.

Former Representative from South Carolina’s 6th District, Democrat

Tallon, a Democrat, was the representative for South Carolina's 6th congressional district from 1983 to 1992.

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Tallon 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 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Tallon is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Tallon was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Tallon sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (24%) Social Welfare (17%) Taxation (14%) Agriculture and Food (10%) Commerce (10%) Private Legislation (10%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (7%) Government Operations and Politics (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1983 to Oct 1992, Tallon missed 250 of 4,571 roll call votes, which is 5.5%. This is on par with the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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