Our unique analysis of the bills Martin 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 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Martin is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Martin was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
- H.R. 4252 (101st): To authorize the Secretary of the Air Force to purchase certain property at Pease Air Force Base, New Hampshire.
We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).
Martin sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Martin’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4430 (101st): To amend the Demonstration Cities and Metropolitan Development Act of 1966 to ...
- H.R. 4252 (101st): To authorize the Secretary of the Air Force to purchase certain property ...
- H.J.Res. 264 (101st): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States repealing the ...
- H.R. 2305 (101st): To require the Commissioner of Customs to provide certain facilities and equipment ...
- H.R. 1177 (101st): For the relief of Cathy-Anne Hughes.
- H.R. 865 (101st): To provide that the United States District Court for the Northern District ...
- H.R. 4859 (100th): A bill for the relief of Cathy-Anne Hughes.
From Jan 1981 to Oct 1992, Martin missed 508 of 5,383 roll call votes, which is 9.4%. This is much worse than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. 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
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- 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