Our unique analysis of the bills Richmond 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). Richmond is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Richmond sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Richmond’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6844 (97th): Food Stamp Act Amendments of 1982
- H.R. 5614 (97th): Fair Trade with Japan Act
- H.R. 3729 (97th): A bill to amend the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to require that ...
- H.R. 3109 (97th): Food Stamp and Commodity Distribution Amendments of 1981
- H.R. 3110 (97th): A bill to amend the Older Americans Act of 1965 to establish ...
- H.R. 1042 (97th): A bill to provide an opportunity for taxpayers to make financial contributions, ...
- H.R. 908 (97th): A bill to amend title XVI of the Social Security Act and ...
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From Jan 1975 to Aug 1982, Richmond missed 797 of 4,733 roll call votes, which is 16.8%. This is much worse than the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 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