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Rep. William Luther

Former Representative from Minnesota’s 6th District, Democrat

Luther, a Democrat, was the representative for Minnesota's 6th congressional district from 1995 to 2002.

Photo of Rep. William Luther [D-MN6, 1995-2002]


Our unique analysis of the bills Luther 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 2002. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Luther is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Luther sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (31%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Health (12%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Commerce (10%) Social Welfare (8%) Transportation and Public Works (8%) Science, Technology, Communications (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1995 to Nov 2002, Luther missed 116 of 4,737 roll call votes, which is 2.4%. This is on par with the median of 2.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 2002. 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: