Anthony was the representative for Arkansas’s 4th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1979 to 1992.
Anthony is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1992 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Anthony sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Anthony was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
- H.R. 3881 (97th): A bill to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to release on behalf of the United States a reversionary interest in certain lands conveyed to the Arkansas Forestry ...
We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).
Anthony sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Anthony’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5675 (102nd): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit regulations waiving ...
- H.R. 5430 (102nd): To suspend until January 1, 1994, the duty on Benzisothiazoline.
- H.R. 5336 (102nd): Arkansas-Idaho Land Exchange Act of 1992
- H.R. 3943 (102nd): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit certain entities ...
- H.R. 3944 (102nd): Crop-Sharing Hunger Relief Act
- H.R. 2410 (102nd): ESOP Promotion and Improvement Act of 1991
- H.R. 1928 (102nd): To amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to clarify ...
From Jan 1979 to Oct 1992, Anthony missed 755 of 6,659 roll call votes, which is 11.3%. 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:
- @unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional 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
- GovInfo.gov, for sponsored bills