Rep. Edward Biester Jr.
Former Representative from Pennsylvania's 8th District
|Representative||Pennsylvania's 8th District|
See Also: Congress.gov
Biester was a centrist Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Biester’s time serving in the House of Representatives.
Use this chart to compare Biester to other members of the House of Representatives in the 94th 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 Biester’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 1572 (94th): A resolution to establish a John W. McCormack senior intern program.
- H.R. 14280 (94th): Joint Committee on Intelligence Operations Act
- H.R. 13769 (94th): Joint Committee on Intelligence Operations Act
- H.R. 13684 (94th): International Investment Survey Act
- H.R. 12618 (94th): Joint Committee on Intelligence Operations Act
- H.R. 10127 (94th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide, ...
- H.R. 9805 (94th): A bill to provide for a procedure to investigate and render decisions ...
View All » (including bills from previous years)
From Jan 1967 to Oct 1976, Biester missed 207 of 3,883 roll call votes, which is 5.3%. This is better than the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1976. 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