Rep. William Dickinson

Former Representative from Alabama’s 2nd District, Republican

Dickinson, a Republican, was the representative for Alabama's 2nd congressional district from 1965 to 1992.


Our unique analysis of the bills Dickinson 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 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Dickinson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Dickinson was the primary sponsor of 4 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Dickinson sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (30%) Taxation (30%) Transportation and Public Works (20%) Environmental Protection (20%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1965 to Oct 1992, Dickinson missed 1,432 of 12,514 roll call votes, which is 11.4%. This is much worse than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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