Our unique analysis of the bills Forsythe 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 1984. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Forsythe is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Forsythe sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Forsythe’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.J.Res. 511 (98th): A joint resolution designating the one-year period beginning July 1, 1984 and ...
- H.J.Res. 410 (98th): A joint resolution to declare June 4-10, 1984, as National Fishing Week.
- H.J.Res. 362 (98th): A joint resolution to declare June 4-10, 1984, as National Fisheries Week.
- H.R. 3806 (98th): United States Fisheries Development Corporation Act
- H.R. 3645 (98th): A bill for the relief of Alejandro Ravancho and Zenaida Ravancho.
- H.R. 3381 (98th): National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Organic Act
- H.R. 3156 (98th): Merchant Marine Act of 1983
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From Nov 1970 to Mar 1984, Forsythe missed 1,052 of 7,247 roll call votes, which is 14.5%. This is much worse than the median of 7.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1984. 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