Our unique analysis of the bills Harrison 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 1984. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Harrison is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Some of Harrison’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Con.Res. 338 (98th): A concurrent resolution to express the sense of the Congress concerning recent ...
- H.R. 5005 (98th): A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to ...
- H.J.Res. 495 (98th): A joint resolution designating the year 1984 as the “Year of the ...
- H.R. 3949 (98th): A bill to recognize the organization known as “Veterans of the Vietnam ...
From Jan 1983 to Oct 1984, Harrison missed 164 of 906 roll call votes, which is 18.1%. This is much worse than the median of 7.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1984. 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:
- Congress-Legislators, a community project collecting election information
- 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