Rep. Willie “Bill” Hefner

Former Representative from North Carolina’s 8th District, Democrat

Hefner, a Democrat, was the representative for North Carolina's 8th congressional district from 1975 to 1998.

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Hefner 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 1998. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hefner is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hefner sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (33%) Government Operations and Politics (33%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (33%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1975 to Dec 1998, Hefner missed 1,212 of 13,121 roll call votes, which is 9.2%. This is much worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1998. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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