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Rep. William Green

Former Representative for Pennsylvania’s 3rd District

Green, a Democrat, was the representative for Pennsylvania's 3rd congressional district from 1973 to 1976.

He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania's 5th congressional district (1964-1972).

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Green is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1976 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Green sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Green was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Green sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Foreign Trade and International Finance (26%) Government Operations and Politics (22%) International Affairs (14%) Crime and Law Enforcement (10%) Labor and Employment (8%) Taxation (8%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (7%) Social Welfare (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From May 1964 to Oct 1976, Green missed 603 of 4,389 roll call votes, which is 13.7%. This is worse than the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1976. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: