Our unique analysis of the bills Wiggins 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). Wiggins is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Wiggins sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Wiggins’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 12628 (95th): A bill to establish additional places of holding Court in the Central ...
- H.R. 12503 (95th): A bill to provide procedures for determining the validity of a ratification ...
- H.R. 12363 (95th): A bill to amend title 42, to provide for appropriate reimbursement for ...
- H.R. 11582 (95th): A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, and title 39, ...
- H.R. 6367 (95th): A bill for the relief of the Orange County Water District.
- H.R. 5546 (95th): A bill to provide for a reduction in general diversity of citizenship ...
- H.R. 3970 (95th): A bill to amend title 28 of the United States Code to ...
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From Jan 1967 to Oct 1978, Wiggins missed 1,046 of 5,461 roll call votes, which is 19.2%. This is much 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills