Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1991
Rep. Ronnie Flippo [D-AL5, 1977-1990] leaves office as Representative for Alabama's 5th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Alabama’s 5th District, Democrat
Flippo, a Democrat, was the representative for Alabama's 5th congressional district from 1977 to 1990.
Our unique analysis of the bills Flippo 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 1990. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Flippo is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Flippo sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (32%) Government Operations and Politics (24%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (11%) Energy (11%) Environmental Protection (8%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (5%) Transportation and Public Works (5%) Crime and Law Enforcement (5%)
Some of Flippo’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1977 to Oct 1990, Flippo missed 1,011 of 7,267 roll call votes, which is 13.9%. This is much worse than the median of 4.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1990. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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