Rep. Gladys Spellman
Former Representative from Maryland's 5th District
|Representative||Maryland's 5th District|
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Spellman was a far-left Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Spellman’s time serving in the House of Representatives.
Use this chart to compare Spellman to other members of the House of Representatives in the 96th 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 Spellman’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 7958 (96th): A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to allow for ...
- H.R. 7792 (96th): A bill to amend title 5 United States Code, to provide for ...
- H.R. 7752 (96th): A bill to amend the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, to allow both ...
- H.R. 7751 (96th): A bill to protect retired and disabled persons by preserving the integrity ...
- H.R. 7666 (96th): Federal Employees’ Group Life Insurance Act of 1980
- H.R. 7492 (96th): A bill to amend section 8337(a) of title 5, United States Code, ...
- H.R. 6901 (96th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to deny ...
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From Jan 1975 to Dec 1980, Spellman missed 404 of 4,039 roll call votes, which is 10.0%. This is worse than the median of 7.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1980. 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills