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Rep. William Brewster

Former Representative for Oklahoma’s 3rd District

Brewster was the representative for Oklahoma’s 3rd congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1991 to 1996.

Photo of Rep. William Brewster [D-OK3, 1991-1996]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Brewster is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1996 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 Brewster sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Brewster was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Brewster sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Economics and Public Finance (18%) Taxation (18%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (15%) Families (12%) Sports and Recreation (9%) Health (9%) Environmental Protection (9%) Government Operations and Politics (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1991 to Sep 1996, Brewster missed 133 of 3,394 roll call votes, which is 3.9%. This is on par with the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1996. 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: