Ullman, a Democrat, was the representative for Oregon's 2nd congressional district from 1957 to 1980.
Ullman is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1980 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Ullman sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Ullman was the primary sponsor of 52 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:
- H.R. 5043 (96th): Bankruptcy Tax Act of 1980
- H.R. 5391 (96th): Chapter 42 Second Tier Tax Correction Act of 1979
- H.R. 7960 (96th): A bill to provide for the setting aside in special trust lands and interests within the Winema National Forest to Edison Chiloquin and for the transfer of ...
- H.R. 6883 (96th): Installment Sales Revision Act of 1980
- H.R. 7779 (96th): An act to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to authorize three additional judges for the Tax Court and to remove the age limitation on appointments ...
- H.R. 7478 (96th): An act to facilitate the management of the public debt by permitting an increase in the investment yield on United States savings bonds above the existing 7 ...
- H.R. 7477 (96th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide a 3-month extension of the taxes which are transferred to the Airport and Airway Trust ...
We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).
Ullman sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (35%) Economics and Public Finance (16%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (12%) Government Operations and Politics (8%) Labor and Employment (8%) Social Welfare (8%) Native Americans (6%) Agriculture and Food (6%)
Some of Ullman’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 8384 (96th): A bill to ratify secretarial reclamation exemptions.
- H.R. 8156 (96th): A bill to extend for an additional 3 years certain provisions relating ...
- H.R. 8142 (96th): Special Areas Soil Conservation Act of 1980
- H.R. 8141 (96th): A bill to amend the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition ...
- H.R. 8094 (96th): A bill to clarify the tax treatment of the proceeds from the ...
- H.R. 8073 (96th): A bill relating to the tax treatment of certain transactions involving automobiles ...
- H.R. 8019 (96th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide ...
From Jan 1957 to Dec 1980, Ullman missed 924 of 7,975 roll call votes, which is 11.6%. This is worse than the median of 8.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1980. 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:
- @unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills