Rep. William Dorn

Former Representative from South Carolina’s 3rd District, Democrat

Dorn, a Democrat, was the representative for South Carolina's 3rd congressional district from 1951 to 1974.

He was previously the representative for South Carolina's 3rd congressional district (1947-1948).


Our unique analysis of the bills Dorn 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 1974. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Dorn is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Dorn sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (59%) Labor and Employment (15%) Education (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1947 to Dec 1974, Dorn missed 711 of 4,526 roll call votes, which is 15.7%. This is much worse than the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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