Our unique analysis of the bills Clawson 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). Clawson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Clawson sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Clawson’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 14257 (95th): American Tax Reduction Plan Act
- H.J.Res. 807 (95th): A resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States ...
- H.R. 8830 (95th): A bill to amend title 5 of the United States Code to ...
- H.R. 7955 (95th): A bill to amend title 5 of the United States Code to ...
- H.J.Res. 529 (95th): Joint resolution to authorize the President to issue a proclamation designating the ...
- H.J.Res. 494 (95th): Joint resolution to authorize the President to issue a proclamation designating the ...
- H.J.Res. 439 (95th): Joint resolution to authorize the President to issue a proclamation designating the ...
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From Jun 1963 to Oct 1978, Clawson missed 1,153 of 6,048 roll call votes, which is 19.1%. 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