Chamberlain was the representative for Michigan’s 6th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1957 to 1974.
Chamberlain is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1974 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Chamberlain sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. See full analysis methodology.
Chamberlain sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (31%) Law (19%) Taxation (12%) Education (9%) Commerce (9%) Agriculture and Food (6%) Transportation and Public Works (6%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (6%)
Some of Chamberlain’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 15913 (93rd): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 with respect ...
- H.R. 15195 (93rd): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 with respect ...
- H.R. 14837 (93rd): Small Business Tax Relief Act
- H.J.Res. 996 (93rd): Joint resolution designating the premises occupied by the Chief of Naval Operations ...
- H.R. 13689 (93rd): Federal Campaign Contributions and Expenditures Act
- H.R. 13063 (93rd): Hobbs Act Amendment
- H.R. 10417 (93rd): Small Boat Operators Licensing Act
From Jan 1957 to Dec 1974, Chamberlain missed 261 of 3,886 roll call votes, which is 6.7%. This is better than the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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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
- GovInfo.gov, for sponsored bills