Our unique analysis of the bills Fithian 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 1982. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Fithian is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Fithian sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Foreign Trade and International Finance (22%) Transportation and Public Works (14%) Agriculture and Food (12%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Energy (10%) Private Legislation (8%) Environmental Protection (8%)
Some of Fithian’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Con.Res. 416 (97th): A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress that the President ...
- H.J.Res. 603 (97th): A joint resolution directing the President to take every possible action to ...
- H.R. 6565 (97th): A bill to amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act ...
- H.Con.Res. 333 (97th): A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress that the United ...
- H.R. 6165 (97th): Foreign Oil and Gas Tax Act of 1982
- H.R. 6092 (97th): A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security ...
- H.R. 5978 (97th): A bill to amend the Small Business Act to provide that prior ...
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From Jan 1975 to Dec 1982, Fithian missed 496 of 4,901 roll call votes, which is 10.1%. This is on par with the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. 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