Our unique analysis of the bills Applegate 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 1994. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Applegate is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Applegate was the primary sponsor of 8 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:
- H.R. 5008 (102nd): Veterans’ Benefits Act of 1992
- H.R. 1046 (102nd): Veterans’ Compensation Rate Amendments of 1991
- H.R. 1047 (102nd): Veterans’ Benefits Programs Improvement Act of 1991
- H.R. 435 (101st): To amend the Appalachian Regional Development Act of 1965 to include Columbiana County, Ohio, as part of the Appalachian region.
- H.R. 2945 (100th): Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 1987
- H.R. 1538 (99th): Veterans’ Compensation Rate Increase and Job Training Amendments of 1985
- H.R. 6782 (97th): Veterans’ Compensation, Education, and Employment Amendments of 1982
We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.
Applegate sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (40%) Environmental Protection (18%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Taxation (8%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (8%) Law (6%) Labor and Employment (6%) Housing and Community Development (4%)
Some of Applegate’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4214 (103rd): To amend chapter 83 of title 5, United States Code, to provide ...
- H.R. 3942 (103rd): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude strike benefits ...
- H.R. 3445 (103rd): Hazard Mitigation and Flood Damage Reduction Act of 1993
- H.R. 2562 (103rd): To direct the Administrator of General Services to design, and acquire a ...
- H.R. 2495 (103rd): To direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey to the State ...
- H.J.Res. 5 (103rd): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to limit ...
- H.J.Res. 6 (103rd): Designating April 9, 1993, and April 9, 1994, as “National Former Prisoner ...
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From Jan 1977 to Nov 1994, Applegate missed 753 of 9,321 roll call votes, which is 8.1%. This is much worse than the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1994. 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