Rep. Frederick Richmond
Former Representative from New York's 14th District
|Representative||New York's 14th District|
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Richmond was a far-left Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Richmond’s time serving in the House of Representatives.
Use this chart to compare Richmond 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 Richmond’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6844 (97th): Food Stamp Act Amendments of 1982
- H.R. 5614 (97th): Fair Trade with Japan Act
- H.R. 3729 (97th): A bill to amend the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to require that ...
- H.R. 3109 (97th): Food Stamp and Commodity Distribution Amendments of 1981
- H.R. 3110 (97th): A bill to amend the Older Americans Act of 1965 to establish ...
- H.R. 1042 (97th): A bill to provide an opportunity for taxpayers to make financial contributions, ...
- H.R. 908 (97th): A bill to amend title XVI of the Social Security Act and ...
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From Jan 1975 to Aug 1982, Richmond missed 643 of 4,567 roll call votes, which is 14.1%. This is worse than the median of 7.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 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