Our unique analysis of the bills Nelsen 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 1974. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Nelsen is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Nelsen sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Nelsen’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 16883 (93rd): Eastern Wilderness Areas Act
- H.R. 15868 (93rd): A bill to amend section 5051 of the Internal Revenue Code of ...
- H.R. 15345 (93rd): A bill to prohibit the importation of fresh, chilled, or frozen cattle ...
- H.R. 15247 (93rd): Coal Research Laboratory and Energy Research Fellowship Act
- H.J.Res. 1050 (93rd): A joint Resolution designating the premises occupied by the Chief of Naval ...
- H.R. 14814 (93rd): Combined Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance-Income Tax Reporting Amendments
- H.R. 13987 (93rd): Health Resources Planning Act
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From Jan 1959 to Dec 1974, Nelsen missed 356 of 3,693 roll call votes, which is 9.6%. This is on par with the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. 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