Our unique analysis of the bills Patterson sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). Patterson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Patterson sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Patterson’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 1888 (102nd): To suspend until January 1, 1995, the duty on Phospholan.
- H.R. 1889 (102nd): Budget Simplification and Reform Act of 1991
- H.J.Res. 224 (102nd): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to ...
- H.R. 4215 (101st): To suspend temporarily the duty on P-Tolualdehyde (p-Tal).
- H.R. 3464 (101st): Budget Simplification and Reform Act of 1989
- H.R. 3444 (101st): To amend title 38, United States Code, with respect to veterans vocational ...
- H.R. 3082 (101st): Children’s Trust Fund Act of 1989
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From Jan 1987 to Oct 1992, Patterson missed 39 of 2,775 roll call votes, which is 1.4%. This is better 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills