Our unique analysis of the bills Sandman 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 1974. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Sandman is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Sandman sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Social Welfare (18%) Taxation (16%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%) Crime and Law Enforcement (13%) Housing and Community Development (11%) Private Legislation (11%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (11%) Government Operations and Politics (8%)
Some of Sandman’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.J.Res. 1136 (93rd): Joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States ...
- H.Res. 1340 (93rd): Resolution expressing the sense of the House regarding the halt of U.S. ...
- H.Con.Res. 617 (93rd): Concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress regarding the withdrawal of foreign ...
- H.R. 16447 (93rd): A bill to incorporate the United States Submarine Veterans of World War ...
- H.R. 15836 (93rd): Older Americans’ Tax Savings Act
- H.R. 15478 (93rd): Older Americans’ Tax Savings Act
- H.J.Res. 1060 (93rd): Joint resolution to designate July 1974 as “July Belongs to Blueberries Month”.
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From Jan 1967 to Dec 1974, Sandman missed 464 of 2,648 roll call votes, which is 17.5%. This is much worse than the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. 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