Our unique analysis of the bills Eshleman 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 1976. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Eshleman is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Eshleman sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (23%) Labor and Employment (19%) Agriculture and Food (12%) Social Welfare (12%) Energy (12%) Transportation and Public Works (8%) Education (8%) Economics and Public Finance (8%)
Some of Eshleman’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 14611 (94th): A bill for the relief of the O’Brien Dieselectric Corporation.
- H.R. 13775 (94th): Consumer Communications Reform Act
- H.R. 12923 (94th): A bill to amend chapter 44 (relating to firearms) of title 18 ...
- H.R. 12309 (94th): A bill to amend title 39, United States Code, to require the ...
- H.J.Res. 485 (94th): Joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States ...
- H.R. 6907 (94th): Foreign Investment Control Act
- H.R. 6509 (94th): A bill for the relief of Sidney D. Lindenberg.
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From Jan 1967 to Oct 1976, Eshleman missed 906 of 3,921 roll call votes, which is 23.1%. This is much worse than the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1976. 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