Our unique analysis of the bills Gallo 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 1994. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Gallo is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Gallo was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
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).
Gallo sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Environmental Protection (25%) Taxation (22%) Social Welfare (13%) Economics and Public Finance (9%) Water Resources Development (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Finance and Financial Sector (6%) Housing and Community Development (6%)
Some of Gallo’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Con.Res. 253 (103rd): Expressing the sense of the Congress that the amount made available for ...
- H.R. 4353 (103rd): Consumer Information Privacy Act
- H.R. 4354 (103rd): To amend title II of the Social Security Act to prohibit the ...
- H.R. 3882 (103rd): Health Care Reform Job Preservation Act
- H.Res. 354 (103rd): Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to require that committee ...
- H.R. 2863 (103rd): Poverty Data Correction Act of 1993
- H.R. 2737 (103rd): To require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to undertake a ...
From Jan 1985 to Oct 1994, Gallo missed 361 of 4,785 roll call votes, which is 7.5%. This is much worse than the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1994. 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