Rep. Herbert Harris II
Former Representative from Virginia's 8th District
|Representative||Virginia's 8th District|
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Harris was a far-left Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Harris’s time serving in the House of Representatives.
Use this chart to compare Harris 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 Harris’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Con.Res. 460 (96th): A concurrent resolution requesting the President to return the enrolled bill (H.R. ...
- H.R. 8099 (96th): Handicapped Financial Security Tax Act of 1980
- H.R. 7924 (96th): A bill for the relief of Ludmilla Schneider.
- H.R. 7674 (96th): Consultant Reform Act of 1980
- H.R. 7658 (96th): A bill to amend the National Capital Transportation Act of 1969 to ...
- H.Con.Res. 365 (96th): A concurrent resolution to express the sense of Congress that it must ...
- H.R. 7431 (96th): A bill to direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to ...
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From Jan 1975 to Dec 1980, Harris missed 60 of 4,074 roll call votes, which is 1.5%. This is better 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
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills