Burns was a centrist Republican follower according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Burns’s time serving in the House of Representatives.
Use this chart to compare Burns to other members of the House of Representatives in the 108th 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 Burns’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5303 (108th): To provide for the establishment of a Department of Veterans Affairs Community-Based ...
- H.R. 5215 (108th): Senior Elder Care Relief and Empowerment (SECURE) Act
- H.R. 5044 (108th): Federal Hydroelectric and Environmental Enhancement Act of 2004
- H.R. 5011 (108th): Military Personnel Financial Services Protection Act
- H.R. 4925 (108th): 14th/14 Amendment Interstate Highway Initiation Act
- H.R. 4926 (108th): Interstate 3/3rd Infantry Division Highway Initiation Act of 2004
- H.R. 4841 (108th): Tax Simplification for Americans Act of 2004
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From Jan 2003 to Dec 2004, Burns missed 17 of 1,221 roll call votes, which is 1.4%. This is better than the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2004. 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills