Gudger was the representative for North Carolina’s 11th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1977 to 1980.
Gudger is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1980 positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Gudger sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 14, 1975 to Dec 13, 1980. See full analysis methodology.
Gudger sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Gudger’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 8419 (96th): A bill for the relief of Swain County, North Carolina.
- H.J.Res. 528 (96th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United …
- H.Res. 613 (96th): A resolution to refer the bill (H.R. 6803) entitled “A bill for …
- H.R. 6803 (96th): A bill for the relief of the estate of Colonel Leslie A. …
- H.R. 6091 (96th): Model Tourist Experience Center Act of 1979
- H.R. 5798 (96th): Forestry Tax Incentive Act of 1979
- H.R. 5694 (96th): A bill to amend the National Trails Systems Act, to authorize a …
From Jan 1977 to Dec 1980, Gudger missed 152 of 2,816 roll call votes, which is 5.4%. This is better than the median of 8.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1980. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- GovInfo.gov, for sponsored bills