Our unique analysis of the bills Mitchell 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 1982. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Mitchell is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Mitchell sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (30%) Taxation (13%) Social Welfare (13%) Private Legislation (10%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Labor and Employment (8%) Education (6%)
Some of Mitchell’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.J.Res. 590 (97th): A joint resolution to authorize and request the President to proclaim March ...
- H.R. 6885 (97th): A bill to designate the Broadway/Times Square Theatre District in the City ...
- H.R. 6201 (97th): A bill to amend the Public Works and Economic Development Act of ...
- H.R. 5966 (97th): A bill to amend the Social Security Act to provide for a ...
- H.R. 5873 (97th): A bill to designate the Helen Hayes and Morosco Theaters in the ...
- H.R. 4694 (97th): A bill for the relief of Paclav Wesley Haramule.
- H.R. 4583 (97th): A bill to extend patent numbered 26,901 (originally issued as number 3,226,696) ...
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From Jan 1973 to Dec 1982, Mitchell missed 367 of 5,979 roll call votes, which is 6.1%. This is on par with the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. 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