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Rep. Tennyson Guyer

Former Representative for Ohio’s 4th District

Guyer was the representative for Ohio’s 4th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1973 to 1982.


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Guyer is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1982 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 Guyer sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Guyer was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:

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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 at least about half 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

Guyer sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (29%) Government Operations and Politics (18%) Social Welfare (12%) Labor and Employment (11%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Health (8%) Education (6%) Crime and Law Enforcement (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1973 to Apr 1981, Guyer missed 463 of 5,185 roll call votes, which is 8.9%. This is on par with the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Apr 1981. 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: