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Rep. Arlan Stangeland

Former Representative for Minnesota’s 7th District

Stangeland was the representative for Minnesota’s 7th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1977 to 1990.


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Stangeland is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1990 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 Stangeland sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Stangeland was the primary sponsor of 5 bills that were enacted:

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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 at least about half 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).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Stangeland sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Agriculture and Food (32%) Environmental Protection (20%) Taxation (16%) Labor and Employment (9%) Government Operations and Politics (7%) Water Resources Development (5%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (5%) Energy (5%)

Recent Bills

Some of Stangeland’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1977 to Oct 1990, Stangeland missed 362 of 7,242 roll call votes, which is 5.0%. This is on par with the median of 4.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1990. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: