Rep. Beverly Byron
Former Representative from Maryland's 6th District
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Maryland's 6th District
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Byron was a centrist Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Byron’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Byron’s bills had a total of 331 cosponsors in the 102nd Congress.
Use this chart to compare Byron to other members of the House of Representatives in the 102nd Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Byron’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6184 (102nd): To amend the National Trails System Act to designate the American Discovery ...
- H.R. 5914 (102nd): To authorize the acceptance of certain lands for addition to the Antietam ...
- H.J.Res. 468 (102nd): Designating March 20, 1993, as “National Quilting Day”.
- H.R. 4316 (102nd): Volunteers Investing in Peace and Security Act
- H.R. 3808 (102nd): National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Act
- H.R. 3166 (102nd): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the exclusion ...
- H.R. 3011 (102nd): To amend the National Trails System Act to designate the American Discovery ...
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From Jan 1979 to Oct 1992, Byron missed 462 of 6,650 roll call votes, which is 6.9%. This is worse than the median of 4.3% 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills