Rep. Alton Waldon Jr.
Former Representative from New York's 6th District
|Representative||New York's 6th District|
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Waldon was a moderate Democratic follower according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Waldon’s time serving in the House of Representatives.
Use this chart to compare Waldon to other members of the House of Representatives in the 99th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Bill Sponsorship & Cosponsorship
Some of Waldon’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5742 (99th): A bill to provide for just and reasonable maximum lawful prices for ...
- H.Res. 581 (99th): A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the ...
- H.Res. 566 (99th): A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the ...
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From Jul 1986 to Oct 1986, Waldon missed 29 of 219 roll call votes, which is 13.2%. This is worse than the median of 5.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1986. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills