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Rep. William Bray

Former Representative for Indiana’s 6th District

Bray was the representative for Indiana’s 6th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1967 to 1974.

He was previously the representative for Indiana’s 7th congressional district as a Republican from 1951 to 1966.

Photo of Rep. William Bray [R-IN6, 1967-1974]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

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 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 from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Bray sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (27%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (20%) Education (20%) Law (20%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%)

Recently Introduced Bills

Bray recently introduced the following legislation:

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Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

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.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: