Rep. James Shannon
Former Representative from Massachusetts's 5th District
|Representative||Massachusetts's 5th District|
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Shannon was a moderate Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Shannon’s time serving in the House of Representatives.
Use this chart to compare Shannon to other members of the House of Representatives in the 98th 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 Shannon’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Con.Res. 379 (98th): A concurrent resolution to correct the enrollment of H.R. 3398.
- H.R. 6436 (98th): Tax Equity and Efficiency Act
- H.J.Res. 612 (98th): Security and General Nuclear Disarmament Resolution
- H.R. 5867 (98th): Lebanese Multinational Peacekeeping Force Memorial Act of 1984
- H.R. 5351 (98th): Oil Company Acquisition Moratorium Act
- H.R. 5312 (98th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to exclude ...
- H.Res. 467 (98th): A resolution directing the President of the United States to provide certain ...
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From Jan 1979 to Oct 1984, Shannon missed 400 of 2,982 roll call votes, which is 13.4%. This is worse than the median of 6.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1984. 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