McMillen was the representative for Maryland’s 4th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1987 to 1992.
McMillen is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1992 positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills McMillen sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 1987 to Oct 9, 1992. See full analysis methodology.
McMillen sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Private Legislation (18%) Armed Forces and National Security (14%) Finance and Financial Sector (14%) Health (14%) Environmental Protection (11%) International Affairs (11%) Education (11%) Transportation and Public Works (7%)
Some of McMillen’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5821 (102nd): To prohibit the transportation of oil and gas extracted from the Taylorsville ...
- H.R. 5607 (102nd): Oyster Disease Research Assistance Act
- H.R. 5417 (102nd): To facilitate the employment of separated members of the Armed Forces by ...
- H.R. 5154 (102nd): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to encourage a reduction ...
- H.R. 5143 (102nd): Chemical Demilitarization Program Revisions Act of 1992
- H.R. 5082 (102nd): Telecommuting Act of 1992
- H.R. 5094 (102nd): To authorize issuance of a certificate of documentation for employment in the ...
From Jan 1987 to Oct 1992, McMillen missed 6 of 2,775 roll call votes, which is 0.2%. This is better than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. 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
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- 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