Our unique analysis of the bills Jones 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 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Jones is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Jones sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Jones’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5943 (102nd): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to encourage employers to ...
- H.R. 4495 (102nd): To suspend until January 1, 1995, the duty on 1,8 Dichloroanthraquinone and ...
- H.R. 3016 (102nd): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the targeted ...
- H.R. 2262 (102nd): To recognize the organization known as the National Association of Women Veterans, ...
- H.R. 1005 (102nd): To provide that the 25 percent pay increase under the Ethics Reform ...
- H.R. 5784 (101st): To provide that the 25 percent pay increase under the Ethics Reform ...
- H.R. 5496 (101st): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the targeted ...
From Jan 1989 to Oct 1992, Jones missed 174 of 1,836 roll call votes, which is 9.5%. This is much worse than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. 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:
- Congress-Legislators, a community project collecting election information
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- 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
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills