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Rep. William Roy

Former Representative for Kansas’s 2nd District

Roy was the representative for Kansas’s 2nd congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1971 to 1974.


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Roy is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1974 positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Roy sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Roy sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Agriculture and Food (20%) Health (16%) Private Legislation (13%) Taxation (13%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Transportation and Public Works (11%) Education (9%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%)

Recently Introduced Bills

Roy recently introduced the following legislation:

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Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1971 to Dec 1974, Roy missed 204 of 1,727 roll call votes, which is 11.8%. This is on par with the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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