Our unique analysis of the bills Haskell sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Haskell is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Haskell sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Public Lands and Natural Resources (27%) Taxation (16%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Agriculture and Food (11%) Energy (10%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Private Legislation (8%) Labor and Employment (5%)
Some of Haskell’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 3491 (95th): Jobs Credit Extension Act
- S. 3436 (95th): A bill for the valuation of options to purchase stock in a ...
- S. 3349 (95th): Indian Peaks Wilderness Area and Arapaho National Recreation Area Act
- S. 3261 (95th): Privacy Protection Act
- S. 3203 (95th): A bill for the relief of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Markson.
- S. 3189 (95th): A bill to further amend the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 ...
- S. 3055 (95th): National Sweetener Act
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From Jan 1973 to Oct 1978, Haskell missed 599 of 3,605 roll call votes, which is 16.6%. This is worse than the median of 12.1% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1978. 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills