Rep. Adam Benjamin Jr.
Former Representative from Indiana's 1st District
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Indiana's 1st District
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Benjamin was a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Benjamin’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Benjamin’s bills had a total of 80 cosponsors in the 97th Congress.
Use this chart to compare Benjamin to other members of the House of Representatives in the 97th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Benjamin’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 7019 (97th): Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1983
- H.R. 6505 (97th): Fair Trade in Steel Act of 1982
- H.R. 6029 (97th): A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to acquire by ...
- H.R. 4578 (97th): A bill for the relief of Bert Van Prooyen.
- H.R. 4209 (97th): Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 1982
- H.R. 2947 (97th): A bill to authorize the Secretary of Transportation to release restrictions on ...
- H.R. 1224 (97th): A bill for the relief of Steve Tandaric.
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From Jan 1977 to Aug 1982, Benjamin missed 7 of 3,454 roll call votes, which is 0.2%. This is better than the median of 7.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 1982. 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