Our unique analysis of the bills Young 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 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Young is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Young sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (19%) Sports and Recreation (19%) International Affairs (16%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (14%) Health (11%) Social Welfare (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (5%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (5%)
Some of Young’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 2649 (95th): Food Stamp Act
- H.R. 2651 (95th): National Academy of Peace and Conflict Resolution Commission Act
- H.R. 2549 (95th): Comprehensive National Health Care Act
- H.R. 1977 (95th): Comprehensive National Health Care Act
- H.R. 1746 (95th): A bill to amend the United Nations Participation Act of 1945 to ...
- H.R. 1747 (95th): National Academy of Peace and Conflict Resolution Commission Act
- H.R. 20 (95th): Youth Initiatives Act
View All » (including bills from previous years)
From Jan 1973 to Feb 1977, Young missed 472 of 2,356 roll call votes, which is 20.0%. This is much worse than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Feb 1977. 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills