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Rep. Walter Johnston III

Former Representative for North Carolina’s 6th District

Johnston was the representative for North Carolina’s 6th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1981 to 1982.


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Johnston 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 Johnston sponsored and cosponsored. See full 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: