Our unique analysis of the bills Pattison 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 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Pattison is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Pattison sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Water Resources Development (22%) Transportation and Public Works (15%) Armed Forces and National Security (15%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Law (11%) Private Legislation (11%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (7%) Taxation (7%)
Some of Pattison’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 13747 (95th): Repeat Offenders Prosecution and Prison Improvement Act
- H.Res. 1248 (95th): A resolution to authorize each Member of the House of Representatives to ...
- H.R. 13254 (95th): A bill to establish a Commission on the Humane Treatment of Animals.
- H.Res. 1185 (95th): A resolution to authorize each Member of the House of Representatives to ...
- H.Res. 1154 (95th): A resolution to authorize each Member of the House of Representatives to ...
- H.R. 11708 (95th): A bill for the relief of Alexander J. Paladin.
- H.R. 10057 (95th): National Cultural Park Act
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From Jan 1975 to Oct 1978, Pattison missed 185 of 2,813 roll call votes, which is 6.6%. This is better than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. 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