Our unique analysis of the bills McSpadden 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). McSpadden is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
McSpadden sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of McSpadden’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 1101 (93rd): Resolution providing for the consideration of S. 3231.
- H.R. 14636 (93rd): A bill to amend title 17 of the United States Code to ...
- H.R. 14635 (93rd): A bill to permit the Director of the Office of Economic Opportunity ...
- H.Res. 1026 (93rd): Resolution providing for the consideration of H.R. 12565. A bill to authorize ...
- H.Res. 1010 (93rd): Resolution providing for the consideration of S. 628. An act to amend ...
- H.R. 13643 (93rd): A bill to suspend until June 1, 1970, the regulations of the ...
- H.R. 13510 (93rd): A bill to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to ...
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From Jan 1973 to Dec 1974, McSpadden missed 373 of 1,078 roll call votes, which is 34.6%. 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills