Rep. Elwood Hillis
Former Representative from Indiana's 5th District
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Indiana's 5th District
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Hillis was a rank-and-file Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Hillis’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Hillis’s bills had a total of 69 cosponsors in the 99th Congress.
Use this chart to compare Hillis to other members of the House of Representatives in the 99th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Hillis’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5275 (99th): A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for ...
- H.Res. 178 (99th): A resolution establishing a temporary commission composed of political scientists and other ...
- H.R. 1944 (99th): Fair Trade Act of 1985
- H.R. 1361 (99th): A bill to designate the Veterans’ Administration Outpatient Clinic to be located ...
- H.R. 909 (99th): A bill for the relief of Porter County Plumbing, Heating and Electric ...
- H.R. 5344 (98th): A bill for the relief of Porter County Plumbing, Heating and Electric ...
- H.R. 5006 (98th): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act with ...
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From Jan 1971 to Oct 1986, Hillis missed 1,060 of 8,369 roll call votes, which is 12.7%. This is worse than the median of 5.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1986. 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
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills