Rep. Tim Carter

Former Representative from Kentucky’s 5th District, Republican

Carter, a Republican, was the representative for Kentucky's 5th congressional district from 1965 to 1980.


Our unique analysis of the bills Carter 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 1980. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Carter is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Carter sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (39%) Education (16%) Social Welfare (15%) Government Operations and Politics (7%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%) Taxation (6%) Labor and Employment (5%) Economics and Public Finance (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1965 to Dec 1980, Carter missed 754 of 7,131 roll call votes, which is 10.6%. This is on par with the median of 8.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1980. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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