Our unique analysis of the bills Brown 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). Brown is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Brown sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Economics and Public Finance (24%) Government Operations and Politics (22%) Taxation (21%) Energy (9%) Private Legislation (7%) Environmental Protection (6%) Arts, Culture, Religion (6%) Finance and Financial Sector (6%)
Some of Brown’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 7122 (97th): Natural Gas Marketing Improvements Act of 1982
- H.J.Res. 478 (97th): A joint resolution to designate October 1982 as “National Car Care Month”.
- H.R. 6302 (97th): A bill to amend the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of ...
- H.R. 5720 (97th): A bill for the relief of Joseph Karel Hasek.
- H.R. 5274 (97th): A bill to provide for Congressional evaluation of energy policy by imposing ...
- H.R. 4930 (97th): National Petroleum Supply Evaluation Act of 1981
- H.R. 4643 (97th): Federal Assistance Improvement Act of 1981
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From Jan 1966 to Dec 1982, Brown missed 1,295 of 7,740 roll call votes, which is 16.7%. 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