Rep. William “Jack” Edwards

Former Representative from Alabama’s 1st District, Republican

Edwards, a Republican, was the representative for Alabama's 1st congressional district from 1965 to 1984.


Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Edwards sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (21%) Government Operations and Politics (18%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (13%) Private Legislation (13%) Environmental Protection (11%) Economics and Public Finance (8%) Social Welfare (8%) Transportation and Public Works (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1965 to Oct 1984, Edwards missed 841 of 8,847 roll call votes, which is 9.5%. This is worse than the median of 7.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1984. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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