Our unique analysis of the bills Crane 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 1984. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Crane is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Crane sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
International Affairs (28%) Government Operations and Politics (22%) Social Welfare (17%) Transportation and Public Works (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%)
Some of Crane’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6093 (98th): A bill to amend section 152 of title 28, United States Code, ...
- H.Res. 394 (98th): A resolution to amend the rules of the House of Representatives to ...
- H.R. 4374 (98th): A bill to redesignate the Veterans’ Administration hospital located in Danville, Illinois, ...
- H.J.Res. 361 (98th): A joint resolution expressing the sense of the Congress that the United ...
- H.J.Res. 198 (98th): A joint resolution calling for mutual and verifiable reductions in nuclear arsenals ...
- H.R. 1022 (98th): A bill to provide that each State must establish a workfare program, ...
- H.R. 1021 (98th): A bill to amend title 18 of the United States Code to ...
From Jan 1979 to Oct 1984, Crane missed 282 of 2,994 roll call votes, which is 9.4%. This is on par with the median of 7.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1984. 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:
- Congress-Legislators, a community project collecting election information
- 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