Rep. Stanford Parris

Former Representative from Virginia’s 8th District, Republican

Parris, a Republican, was the representative for Virginia's 8th congressional district from 1981 to 1990.

He was previously the representative for Virginia's 8th congressional district (1973-1974).

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Parris 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). Parris is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Parris sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (31%) Crime and Law Enforcement (16%) Finance and Financial Sector (16%) Armed Forces and National Security (16%) Housing and Community Development (7%) Economics and Public Finance (7%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (4%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (4%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1973 to Oct 1990, Parris missed 347 of 5,529 roll call votes, which is 6.3%. This is on par with 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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Primary Sources

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