Our unique analysis of the bills McEwen 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). McEwen is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
McEwen was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
- H.R. 4410 (100th): A bill to designate the Federal Building at Spring and High Streets in Columbus, Ohio, as the “John W. Bricker Building”.
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 about one third or more 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).
McEwen sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (20%) International Affairs (15%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (15%) Agriculture and Food (14%) Transportation and Public Works (11%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Environmental Protection (8%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%)
Some of McEwen’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5989 (102nd): Family Choice and Universal Coverage Health Insurance Reform Act of 1992
- H.R. 5918 (102nd): Desert Storm Servicepersons’ Readjustment Act of 1992
- H.R. 5727 (102nd): To designate the dam on the Ohio River near Gallipolis, Ohio, as ...
- H.R. 5606 (102nd): To amend title 23, United States Code, and the Intermodal Surface Transportation ...
- H.R. 5384 (102nd): To amend the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 relating to the civil ...
- H.R. 5251 (102nd): Taxpayer Bill of Rights 2
- H.R. 5252 (102nd): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to stimulate employment in, ...
From Jan 1981 to Oct 1992, McEwen missed 421 of 5,383 roll call votes, which is 7.8%. This is 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