Rep. Thomas Hartnett

Former Representative from South Carolina’s 1st District, Republican

Hartnett, a Republican, was the representative for South Carolina's 1st congressional district from 1981 to 1986.



Our unique analysis of the bills Hartnett 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 1986. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hartnett is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hartnett sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Private Legislation (26%) Immigration (15%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (15%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Social Welfare (7%) Taxation (7%) Government Operations and Politics (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1981 to Oct 1986, Hartnett missed 463 of 2,608 roll call votes, which is 17.8%. This is much worse than the median of 6.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1986. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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