Rep. William Wampler

Former Representative from Virginia’s 9th District, Republican

Wampler, a Republican, was the representative for Virginia's 9th congressional district from 1967 to 1982.

He was previously the representative for Virginia's 9th congressional district (1953-1954).


Our unique analysis of the bills Wampler 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 1982. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Wampler is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Wampler sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Agriculture and Food (28%) Environmental Protection (18%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Education (13%) Health (9%) Social Welfare (7%) Labor and Employment (6%) Animals (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1953 to Dec 1982, Wampler missed 543 of 7,696 roll call votes, which is 7.1%. This is on par with the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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