Rep. William Natcher

Former Representative from Kentucky’s 2nd District, Democrat

Natcher, a Democrat, was the representative for Kentucky's 2nd congressional district from 1953 to 1994.


Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Natcher 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 1994. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Natcher is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Natcher sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Economics and Public Finance (18%) Government Operations and Politics (17%) Health (13%) Education (12%) Social Welfare (11%) Housing and Community Development (10%) Environmental Protection (9%) Labor and Employment (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1954 to Mar 1994, Natcher missed 58 of 14,293 roll call votes, which is 0.4%. This is better than the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1994. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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