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Rep. Ronald “Bo” Ginn

Former Representative for Georgia’s 1st District

Ginn, a Democrat, was the representative for Georgia's 1st congressional district from 1973 to 1982.

Enacted Legislation

Ginn was the primary sponsor of 7 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Ginn sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (23%) Economics and Public Finance (20%) Government Operations and Politics (17%) Private Legislation (11%) Energy (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Agriculture and Food (6%) Environmental Protection (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1973 to Dec 1982, Ginn missed 456 of 5,979 roll call votes, which is 7.6%. This is on par with the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: