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Rep. William Randall

Former Representative for Missouri’s 4th District

Randall was the representative for Missouri’s 4th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1959 to 1976.


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Randall 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 Randall sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Randall was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were 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

Randall sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (26%) Social Welfare (16%) Education (12%) Taxation (12%) Agriculture and Food (11%) Labor and Employment (9%) Economics and Public Finance (7%) Law (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1959 to Oct 1976, Randall missed 382 of 4,962 roll call votes, which is 7.7%. This is on par with 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: