Long, a Democrat, was the representative for Louisiana’s 8th congressional district from 1985 to 1986.
Long was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
- H.R. 5218 (99th): A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that certain individuals be accorded competitive status for purposes of transferring to the competitive service.
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).
Some of Long’s most recently sponsored bills include...
From Apr 1985 to Oct 1986, Long missed 112 of 843 roll call votes, which is 13.3%. 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:
- @unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- 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
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills