Brotzman, a Republican, was the representative for Colorado's 2nd congressional district from 1967 to 1974.
He was previously the representative for Colorado's 2nd congressional district (1963-1964).
Brotzman is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1974 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 Brotzman sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Brotzman was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 4738 (93rd): A bill to provide for the striking of medals in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the statehood of Colorado.
- H.R. 11346 (93rd): A bill to provide a 7-percent increase in social security benefits beginning with March 1974 and an additional 4-percent increase beginning with June 1974, to provide increases ...
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).
Brotzman sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Environmental Protection (25%) Taxation (15%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Armed Forces and National Security (14%) Social Welfare (9%) Labor and Employment (9%) Energy (8%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%)
Some of Brotzman’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 17363 (93rd): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to exclude ...
- H.R. 17364 (93rd): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to exclude ...
- H.R. 17312 (93rd): A bill to amend title 38 of the United States Code to ...
- H.R. 16994 (93rd): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to exclude ...
- H.R. 16636 (93rd): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to exclude ...
- H.R. 15886 (93rd): A bill to amend title 38 of the United States Code so ...
- H.R. 15433 (93rd): Combined Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance-Income Tax Reporting Amendments
From Jan 1963 to Dec 1974, Brotzman missed 149 of 2,879 roll call votes, which is 5.2%. This is better than the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. 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
- 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