Our unique analysis of the bills Clark 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 1974. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Clark is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Clark sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (17%) Transportation and Public Works (17%) Taxation (14%) Labor and Employment (14%) Crime and Law Enforcement (12%) Armed Forces and National Security (10%) Education (10%) Health (7%)
Some of Clark’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 17669 (93rd): A bill to require that all insurance on subsidized vessels be placed ...
- H.Con.Res. 683 (93rd): Concurrent resolution authorizing the printing of proceedings unveiling the portrait Hon. Leonor ...
- H.R. 17260 (93rd): A bill to prohibit the shipment in interstate commerce of dogs intended ...
- H.Res. 1376 (93rd): Resolution authorizing the printing of proceedings unveiling of the portrait of the ...
- H.R. 16732 (93rd): A bill to amend the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act ...
- H.R. 16733 (93rd): A bill to amend title 18 of the United States Code to ...
- H.R. 16593 (93rd): A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, so as to ...
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From Jan 1955 to Dec 1974, Clark missed 620 of 4,035 roll call votes, which is 15.4%. This is worse than the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. 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