Bray, a Republican, was the representative for Indiana's 6th congressional district from 1967 to 1974.
He was previously the representative for Indiana's 7th congressional district (1951-1966).
Bray is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1974 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 Bray sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Bray sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Bray’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 1477 (93rd): Resolution accepting a portrait of Charles Abraham Halleck of the State of ...
- H.R. 14318 (93rd): A bill to incorporate the United States Submarine Veterans of World War ...
- H.R. 13841 (93rd): A bill concerning the coverage of certain Indiana State employees under section ...
- H.Res. 902 (93rd): Resolution relative to consideration of House Resolution 807.
- H.Res. 816 (93rd): Resolution disapproving the recommendations of the President with respect to the rates ...
- H.R. 10223 (93rd): A bill to limit certain legal remedies involving the involuntary busing of ...
- H.R. 9466 (93rd): A bill to limit certain legal remedies involving the involuntary busing of ...
From Jan 1951 to Dec 1974, Bray missed 315 of 4,363 roll call votes, which is 7.2%. This is better than the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills