Our unique analysis of the bills Campbell 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 1986. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Campbell is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Campbell was the primary sponsor of 9 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:
- H.J.Res. 653 (99th): A joint resolution to designate the week of September 15, 1986, through September 21, 1986, as “National Historically Black Colleges Week”.
- H.J.Res. 511 (99th): A joint resolution to designate the week of September 7, 1986, as “National Independent Retail Grocer Week”.
- H.J.Res. 362 (99th): A joint resolution to designate the week of September 23, 1985, through September 29, 1985, as “National Historically Black Colleges Week”.
- H.J.Res. 74 (99th): A joint resolution to designate the week of September 8, 1985, as “National Independent Retail Grocer Week”.
- H.J.Res. 637 (98th): A joint resolution to designate the week of September 23, 1984, as “National Historically Black Colleges Week”.
- H.J.Res. 105 (98th): A joint resolution to designate September 21, 1983, as “National Historically Black Colleges Day”.
- H.R. 5941 (97th): An act to designate the building known as the Federal Building and United States Courthouse in Greenville, South Carolina, as the “Clement F. Haynsworth, Jr., Federal 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).
Campbell sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Campbell’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5355 (99th): Textile Enforcement and Fair Trade Act of 1986
- H.R. 5301 (99th): A bill to provide tax deductions to those who provide contributions of ...
- H.J.Res. 653 (99th): A joint resolution to designate the week of September 15, 1986, through ...
- H.J.Res. 511 (99th): A joint resolution to designate the week of September 7, 1986, as ...
- H.J.Res. 362 (99th): A joint resolution to designate the week of September 23, 1985, through ...
- H.R. 2944 (99th): Social Welfare Amendments of 1985
- H.R. 2871 (99th): A bill to amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to require that ...
From Jan 1979 to Oct 1986, Campbell missed 656 of 3,884 roll call votes, which is 16.9%. This is much worse than the median of 6.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1986. 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