Rep. Clair Burgener
Former Representative from California's 43rd District
|Representative||California's 43rd District|
|Representative||California's 42nd District|
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Burgener was a far-right Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Burgener’s time serving in the House of Representatives.
Use this chart to compare Burgener to other members of the House of Representatives in the 97th 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 Burgener’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5886 (97th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 and the ...
- H.R. 5204 (97th): A bill to authorize and direct the Secretary of the Interior to ...
- H.R. 4348 (97th): A bill for the relief of Ruth Gannon.
- H.R. 3872 (97th): National Infant Screening Act of 1981
- H.R. 1527 (97th): A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to construct, operate, ...
- H.J.Res. 103 (97th): A joint resolution authorizing the President to proclaim March 13, 1981 as ...
- H.R. 156 (97th): Illegal Alien Control Act of 1981
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From Jan 1973 to Dec 1982, Burgener missed 537 of 5,912 roll call votes, which is 9.1%. This is worse than the median of 7.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. 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
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills