Rep. William “Bill” Clay Sr. (D)

Former Representative from Missouri’s 1st District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1969-2000 Representative Missouri's 1st District
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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Clay 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 2000. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Clay is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1969 to Dec 2000, Clay missed 2,803 of 16,477 roll call votes, which is 17.0%. This is much worse than the median of 3.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2000. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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