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Rep. Roy Taylor

Former Representative from North Carolina’s 11th District, Democrat

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).


Our unique analysis of the bills Taylor 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 1976. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Taylor is shown as a purple triangle. (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%) Government Operations and Politics (8%) Social Welfare (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: