Our unique analysis of the bills Baldus 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 1980. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Baldus is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Baldus sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Baldus’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 7258 (96th): Paperwork Elimination and Control Act of 1980
- H.R. 6285 (96th): Egg Research and Consumer Information Amendments of 1980
- H.R. 5069 (96th): A bill to amend the Egg Research and Consumer Information Act.
- H.R. 4167 (96th): A bill to amend section 201 of the Agricultural Act of 1949, ...
- H.Res. 244 (96th): A resolution to encourage the strengthening of U.S. farmer cooperatives, as a ...
- H.Res. 230 (96th): A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives concerning an ...
- H.R. 2482 (96th): Small Business Employee Ownership Act
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From Jan 1975 to Dec 1980, Baldus missed 256 of 4,089 roll call votes, which is 6.3%. This is better 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:
- 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