Rep. William Brewster

Former Representative from Oklahoma’s 3rd District, Democrat

Brewster, a Democrat, was the representative for Oklahoma's 3rd congressional district from 1991 to 1996.

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

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Brewster 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 1996. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Brewster is shown as a purple triangle. (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 about one third or more 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%) Commerce (9%) Animals (9%) Sports and Recreation (9%) Health (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: