Our unique analysis of the bills Benedict 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). Benedict is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Some of Benedict’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Con.Res. 376 (97th): A concurrent resolution recognizing the outstanding service and patriotism exhibited by the ...
- H.R. 5161 (97th): A bill to designate certain lands in the Monongahela National Forest, West ...
- H.J.Res. 290 (97th): A joint resolution to authorize and request the President to designate July, ...
- H.R. 2278 (97th): A bill to place a sign memorializing the New River Gorge Bridge ...
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From Jan 1981 to Dec 1982, Benedict missed 69 of 812 roll call votes, which is 8.5%. This is on par with 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