Our unique analysis of the bills Watson sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2010. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Watson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Watson sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
International Affairs (20%) Government Operations and Politics (17%) Education (14%) Health (11%) Arts, Culture, Religion (11%) Sports and Recreation (10%) Commerce (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (7%)
Some of Watson’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 1711 (111th): Commemorating the eminently successful performance and record of excellence of Barbara A. ...
- H.Res. 1626 (111th): Commending the National Student Leadership Conference for organizing college campus experiences for ...
- H.Res. 1480 (111th): Commending the University of Southern California Trojan men’s tennis team for its ...
- H.R. 5589 (111th): To amend the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 to ...
- H.R. 5450 (111th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at ...
- H.Res. 1357 (111th): Commending and congratulating the Hollywood Walk of Fame on the occasion of ...
- H.Res. 1350 (111th): Recognizing June 20, 2010, as World Refugee Day.
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From Jun 2001 to Dec 2010, Watson missed 416 of 6,808 roll call votes, which is 6.1%. This is much worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. ProPublica has tracked 1 explanation for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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