Our unique analysis of the bills Eckart 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). Eckart is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Eckart sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Environmental Protection (36%) Government Operations and Politics (18%) Energy (12%) Transportation and Public Works (12%) Labor and Employment (9%) Health (6%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (6%)
Some of Eckart’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.J.Res. 515 (102nd): To provide for a settlement of the railroad labor-management disputes between certain ...
- H.J.Res. 517 (102nd): Railway Strike bill
- H.R. 4905 (102nd): Oil and Natural Gas Exploration and Production Waste Management Improvement Act of ...
- H.R. 3560 (102nd): Cable Consumer Protection Act of 1991
- H.R. 3380 (102nd): Fair Competition in Broadcasting Act of 1991
- H.R. 2916 (102nd): To provide for a governmentwide comprehensive energy management plan for Federal agencies.
- H.R. 2194 (102nd): Federal Facilities Compliance Act of 1991
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From Jan 1981 to Oct 1992, Eckart missed 120 of 5,383 roll call votes, which is 2.2%. This is better 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:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- 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