Rep. William Gray III

Former Representative from Pennsylvania’s 2nd District, Democrat

Gray, a Democrat, was the representative for Pennsylvania's 2nd congressional district from 1979 to 1991.

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Gray 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). Gray is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Gray sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (20%) Economics and Public Finance (18%) Taxation (14%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Finance and Financial Sector (10%) Government Operations and Politics (8%) Labor and Employment (8%) Health (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1979 to Aug 1991, Gray missed 763 of 5,979 roll call votes, which is 12.8%. This is much worse than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 1991. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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