Our unique analysis of the bills Milford 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). Milford is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Milford sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Transportation and Public Works (17%) Private Legislation (15%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) Housing and Community Development (13%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Environmental Protection (12%) Law (8%) Social Welfare (8%)
Some of Milford’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 13715 (95th): National Weather Services Act
- H.Con.Res. 580 (95th): A resolution disapproving proposed regulations of the Treasury Department requiring centralized registration ...
- H.R. 12125 (95th): A bill to provide that Federal assistance under the Federal Housing Administration ...
- H.R. 12126 (95th): A bill to amend title 38 of the United States Code to ...
- H.R. 11751 (95th): A bill to authorize the Federal Home Loan Bank Board to allow ...
- H.R. 11351 (95th): A bill to amend title 38 of the United States Code to ...
- H.R. 11350 (95th): A bill to provide that Federal assistance under the Federal Housing Administration ...
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From Jan 1973 to Oct 1978, Milford missed 918 of 3,891 roll call votes, which is 23.6%. 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
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills