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Rep. Ronnie Shows

Former Representative from Mississippi’s 4th District, Democrat

Shows, a Democrat, was the representative for Mississippi's 4th congressional district from 1999 to 2002.

Photo of Rep. Ronnie Shows [D-MS4, 1999-2002]


Our unique analysis of the bills Shows 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 2002. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Shows is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Shows sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (18%) Economics and Public Finance (15%) Commerce (14%) Armed Forces and National Security (14%) Labor and Employment (13%) Finance and Financial Sector (10%) Families (9%) Energy (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1999 to Nov 2002, Shows missed 90 of 2,210 roll call votes, which is 4.1%. This is worse than the median of 2.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 2002. 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: