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Rep. Roy Taylor

Former Representative for North Carolina’s 11th District

Taylor, a Democrat, was the representative for North Carolina’s 11th congressional district from 1963 to 1976.

He was previously the representative for North Carolina’s 12th congressional district (1959-1962).

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Taylor is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1976 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Taylor sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Taylor was the primary sponsor of 10 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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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

Taylor sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (57%) Water Resources Development (14%) Social Welfare (8%) Government Operations and Politics (8%) Taxation (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jul 1960 to Oct 1976, Taylor missed 181 of 4,800 roll call votes, which is 3.8%. This is better 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

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