Our unique analysis of the bills Abzug 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 1976. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Abzug is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Abzug sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Social Welfare (26%) Government Operations and Politics (20%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (12%) Labor and Employment (9%) International Affairs (9%) Housing and Community Development (8%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) Agriculture and Food (8%)
Some of Abzug’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 15647 (94th): A bill to amend the Water Resources Development Act of 1974, relating ...
- H.R. 15405 (94th): Department of Women’s Affairs Act
- H.R. 15424 (94th): A bill to amend the United States Housing Act of 1937 to ...
- H.R. 15404 (94th): A bill to amend the Water Resources Act of 1974, relating to ...
- H.R. 15353 (94th): Freedom of Information Act Amendments
- H.R. 15269 (94th): A bill to bar foreign assistance to any nation air traffic to ...
- H.R. 15270 (94th): Air Piracy Quarantine Act
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From Jan 1971 to Oct 1976, Abzug missed 389 of 3,000 roll call votes, which is 13.0%. This is worse than the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1976. 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