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Rep. William Hendon

Former Representative for North Carolina’s 11th District

Hendon was the representative for North Carolina’s 11th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1985 to 1986.

He was previously the representative for North Carolina’s 11th congressional district as a Republican from 1981 to 1982.


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Hendon is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1986 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 Hendon sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Hendon 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 at least about half 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

Hendon sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (29%) Energy (24%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) International Affairs (12%) Environmental Protection (12%) Private Legislation (12%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1981 to Oct 1986, Hendon missed 77 of 1,702 roll call votes, which is 4.5%. This is on par with the median of 6.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1986. 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: