Our unique analysis of the bills Carney 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 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Carney is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Carney sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (21%) Social Welfare (21%) Armed Forces and National Security (16%) Taxation (14%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (9%) Labor and Employment (8%) Finance and Financial Sector (5%) Crime and Law Enforcement (5%)
Some of Carney’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 13781 (95th): Steel Trade Negotiations Act
- H.R. 13755 (95th): Steel Trade Negotiations Act
- H.R. 13546 (95th): Steel Trade Negotiations Act
- H.R. 13429 (95th): Steel Trade Negotiations Act
- H.R. 13430 (95th): Steel Trade Negotiations Act
- H.R. 12262 (95th): A bill to pay tribute to those members of the United States ...
- H.R. 12257 (95th): A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the ...
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From Nov 1970 to Oct 1978, Carney missed 573 of 4,611 roll call votes, which is 12.4%. This is worse than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. 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