Our unique analysis of the bills Vucanovich 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 1996. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Vucanovich is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Vucanovich sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Health (18%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (15%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) Environmental Protection (12%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Taxation (10%) Labor and Employment (8%)
Some of Vucanovich’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 3971 (104th): Walker River Basin Conservation and Stabilization Act of 1996
- H.R. 3615 (104th): To amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to correct ...
- H.Res. 449 (104th): Relating to breast implants, the Food and Drug Administration, and breast care.
- H.R. 3517 (104th): Military Construction Appropriations Act, 1997
- H.R. 3504 (104th): Breast Cancer Detection Act
- H.R. 3104 (104th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide special rules ...
- H.R. 2899 (104th): National Center for Excellence in Research and Development Act of 1996
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From Jan 1983 to Sep 1996, Vucanovich missed 278 of 7,033 roll call votes, which is 4.0%. This is on par with the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1996. 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:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- 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