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Rep. Walter Johnston III

Former Representative from North Carolina’s 6th District, Republican

Johnston, a Republican, was the representative for North Carolina's 6th congressional district from 1981 to 1982.


Our unique analysis of the bills Johnston 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 1982. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Johnston is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Johnston sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Labor and Employment (67%) Economics and Public Finance (33%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1981 to Dec 1982, Johnston missed 95 of 812 roll call votes, which is 11.7%. This is worse than the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. 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: