Our unique analysis of the bills Dougherty 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 1982. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Dougherty is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Dougherty sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Dougherty’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 7262 (97th): A bill to require that members of the Armed Forces on active-duty ...
- H.J.Res. 614 (97th): A joint resolution to designate the period commencing January 1, 1983, and ...
- H.Res. 526 (97th): A resolution concerning the support and recognition of the Baltic governments of ...
- H.Res. 513 (97th): A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the ...
- H.R. 5862 (97th): A bill to protect unborn human beings.
- H.J.Res. 417 (97th): A joint resolution to authorize and request the President to issue a ...
- H.R. 5387 (97th): A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to provide that ...
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From Jan 1979 to Dec 1982, Dougherty missed 409 of 2,088 roll call votes, which is 19.6%. This is much worse than the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. 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