Rep. Cleveland Benedict
Former Representative from West Virginia's 2nd District
|Representative||West Virginia's 2nd District|
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Benedict was a rank-and-file Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Benedict’s time serving in the House of Representatives.
Use this chart to compare Benedict 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 Benedict’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Con.Res. 376 (97th): A concurrent resolution recognizing the outstanding service and patriotism exhibited by the ...
- H.R. 5161 (97th): A bill to designate certain lands in the Monongahela National Forest, West ...
- H.J.Res. 290 (97th): A joint resolution to authorize and request the President to designate July, ...
- H.R. 2278 (97th): A bill to place a sign memorializing the New River Gorge Bridge ...
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From Jan 1981 to Dec 1982, Benedict missed 66 of 808 roll call votes, which is 8.2%. 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.
|Time Period||Votes Elligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
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