Our unique analysis of the bills Jordan sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). Jordan is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Jordan sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Social Welfare (24%) Labor and Employment (15%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Taxation (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Law (9%) Private Legislation (9%)
Some of Jordan’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6854 (95th): Truth in Hospital Billing Act
- H.R. 4733 (95th): A bill to amend the discrimination provisions of title II of the ...
- H.R. 1830 (95th): A bill to authorize in certain cases the appointment of a special ...
- H.R. 1934 (95th): A bill for the relief of Dr. Lawrence C. B. Chan.
- H.Res. 106 (95th): Resolution providing for the creation of congressional senior citizen internships.
- H.R. 12364 (94th): Law Enforcement Assistance Amendments
- H.R. 8557 (94th): A bill for the relief of Carmen Thomas.
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From Jan 1973 to Oct 1978, Jordan missed 185 of 3,891 roll call votes, which is 4.8%. This is better than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. 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