Our unique analysis of the bills Podell 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 1974. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Podell is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Podell sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Social Welfare (30%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Taxation (13%) Transportation and Public Works (13%) International Affairs (11%) Housing and Community Development (8%) Labor and Employment (8%) Law (5%)
Some of Podell’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 16497 (93rd): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to allow ...
- H.R. 16202 (93rd): Housing Enforcement Assistance Act
- H.Res. 1269 (93rd): Resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to ...
- H.R. 15969 (93rd): Housing Enforcement Assistance Act
- H.R. 15538 (93rd): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to allow ...
- H.Con.Res. 547 (93rd): Concurrent resolution to limit the spread of nuclear technology without adequate guarantees ...
- H.R. 15383 (93rd): A bill for the relief of certain distressed aliens.
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From Feb 1968 to Dec 1974, Podell missed 567 of 2,385 roll call votes, which is 23.8%. This is much worse than the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. 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
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills