Our unique analysis of the bills Dwyer 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). Dwyer is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Dwyer sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Foreign Trade and International Finance (46%) Transportation and Public Works (10%) Labor and Employment (10%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) Environmental Protection (8%) Government Operations and Politics (8%) Health (5%) Housing and Community Development (5%)
Some of Dwyer’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4783 (102nd): To suspend until January 1, 1995, the duty on 4-Picolylchloride Hc1, 2H-indol-2-one, ...
- H.R. 4781 (102nd): To suspend until January 1, 1995, the duty on 4-Picolylchoride Hc1, 2H-indol-2-one, ...
- H.R. 4782 (102nd): To suspend until January 1, 1995, the duty on 4-Picolylcloride Hc1, 2H-indol-2-one, ...
- H.J.Res. 445 (102nd): Designating June 1992 as “National Scleroderma Awareness Month”.
- H.R. 2201 (102nd): Underwater Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Safety Act of 1991
- H.R. 2050 (102nd): To suspend for a 3-year period the duty on ofloxacin.
- H.R. 1934 (102nd): To extend the existing suspension of duty on certain wood veneer.
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From Jan 1981 to Oct 1992, Dwyer missed 278 of 5,383 roll call votes, which is 5.2%. This is on par with 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:
- 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
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills