Our unique analysis of the bills Steelman sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1976. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Steelman is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Steelman sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (38%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (24%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Health (8%) Social Welfare (7%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (5%) Law (4%)
Some of Steelman’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Con.Res. 753 (94th): A resolution expressing the sense of Congress that Hispanic Americans should receive ...
- H.R. 15595 (94th): A bill to repeal titles XV and XVI of the Public Health ...
- H.J.Res. 1038 (94th): A resolution authorizing the President to proclaim the week beginning on November ...
- H.R. 14923 (94th): Government Economy and Spending Reform Act
- H.R. 14924 (94th): Minority Business Development and Expanded Ownership Act
- H.J.Res. 998 (94th): Joint resolution authorizing President to proclaim the week beginning on November 7, ...
- H.R. 14483 (94th): Minority Business Development and Expanded Ownership Act
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From Jan 1973 to Oct 1976, Steelman missed 560 of 2,351 roll call votes, which is 23.8%. This is much worse than the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1976. 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
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills