Rep. Floyd Fithian

Former Representative from Indiana’s 2nd District, Democrat

Fithian, a Democrat, was the representative for Indiana's 2nd congressional district from 1975 to 1982.

Analysis

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)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

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%)

Recent Bills

Some of Fithian’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

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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Primary Sources

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