Our unique analysis of the bills Feighan 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). Feighan is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Feighan was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
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).
Feighan sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Feighan’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Con.Res. 298 (102nd): Expressing the sense of the Congress that the Vatican should recognize the ...
- H.Con.Res. 284 (102nd): Expressing the sense of the Congress that the President should pursue a ...
- H.R. 4329 (102nd): Felon Gun Prohibition Act
- H.Res. 260 (102nd): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States ...
- H.Res. 237 (102nd): Regarding the crisis in Yugoslavia.
- H.R. 3043 (102nd): Gun Violence Act of 1991
- H.R. 2222 (102nd): Antiterrorism Act of 1992
From Jan 1983 to Oct 1992, Feighan missed 340 of 4,571 roll call votes, which is 7.4%. This is worse 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