Rep. William “Bill” Clay Sr.

Former Representative from Missouri's 1st District

Elected Positions

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

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Clay was a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Clay’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Clay’s bills had a total of 309 cosponsors in the 106th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Clay to other members of the House of Representatives in the 106th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See 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 2,801 of 16,292 roll call votes, which is 17.2%. This is 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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