Nagle, a Democrat, was the representative for Iowa's 3rd congressional district from 1987 to 1992.
Nagle is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1992 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Nagle sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Nagle was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:
- H.J.Res. 452 (101st): To designate the week of June 10, 1990, through June 16, 1990, as “State-Supported Homes for Veterans Week”.
- H.R. 3689 (100th): A bill to designate the United States Post Office Building located at 300 Sycamore Street in Waterloo, Iowa, as the “H. R. Gross Post Office Building”.
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).
Nagle sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Nagle’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6025 (102nd): Generalized System of Preferences Reform Act of 1992
- H.Con.Res. 337 (102nd): Expressing the sense of the Congress that the General Accounting Office should ...
- H.R. 4940 (102nd): To suspend until January 1, 1995, the duty on sulfapyridine.
- H.R. 4941 (102nd): Generalized System of Preferences Reform Act of 1992
- H.R. 4160 (102nd): For the relief of Aloysius H. Schmitt.
- H.R. 1830 (102nd): To reduce the column 1-general rate of duty on piperonyl butoxide (PBO).
- H.R. 746 (102nd): To extend until January 1, 1995, the existing suspension of duty on ...
From Jan 1987 to Oct 1992, Nagle missed 144 of 2,775 roll call votes, which is 5.2%. This is on par with 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:
- @unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional 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