Bell was a moderate Democratic follower according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Bell’s time serving in the House of Representatives.
Use this chart to compare Bell to other members of the House of Representatives in the 108th 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 Bell’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5138 (108th): Fair Credit Card Interest Rate Act
- H.R. 5043 (108th): Minimum Wage Indexation Act of 2004
- H.Res. 659 (108th): Recognizing the need for consistent information, regulations, and guidelines regarding the safe ...
- H.Res. 640 (108th): Of inquiry requesting that the Secretary of Defense transmit to the House ...
- H.Res. 515 (108th): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress and the ...
- H.R. 3523 (108th): Equity in Law Enforcement Act
- H.R. 3454 (108th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at ...
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From Jan 2003 to Dec 2004, Bell missed 92 of 1,221 roll call votes, which is 7.5%. This is worse than the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2004. 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:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills