Rep. James Olin
Former Representative from Virginia's 6th District
|Representative||Virginia's 6th District|
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Olin was a centrist Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Olin’s time serving in the House of Representatives.
Use this chart to compare Olin to other members of the House of Representatives in the 102nd 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 Olin’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5418 (102nd): To amend the Appalachian Regional Development Act of 1965 to include Roanoke ...
- H.R. 5068 (102nd): For the relief of Dallas M. Patterson.
- H.R. 4235 (102nd): National Children’s Health Care Act of 1992
- H.R. 3477 (102nd): Combined Sewer Overflow Control Act
- H.R. 3414 (102nd): Timber Economics Act of 1991
- H.R. 1807 (102nd): To extend the existing suspension of duty on Diflunisal.
- H.R. 1572 (102nd): Private Property Rights Act of 1991
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From Jan 1983 to Oct 1992, Olin missed 164 of 4,569 roll call votes, which is 3.6%. This is better than the median of 4.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. 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:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- 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