Our unique analysis of the bills Brown 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 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Brown is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Brown sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Housing and Community Development (24%) Government Operations and Politics (22%) Labor and Employment (18%) Economics and Public Finance (13%) Finance and Financial Sector (9%) Agriculture and Food (5%) Social Welfare (5%) International Affairs (4%)
Some of Brown’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 13080 (95th): Savings and Loan Associations Mutual Capital Certificate Act
- H.J.Res. 877 (95th): A resolution to authorize the President to proclaim the last Friday of ...
- H.R. 11842 (95th): Agricultural Trade Act
- H.R. 11799 (95th): A bill to amend the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 to ...
- H.Res. 1106 (95th): A resolution amending rule XIII of the Rules of the House to ...
- H.R. 11800 (95th): A bill to amend the Administrative Procedure Act to require each agency ...
- H.R. 11593 (95th): A bill to defer from income certain amounts deferred pursuant to State ...
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From Jan 1967 to Oct 1978, Brown missed 499 of 5,460 roll call votes, which is 9.1%. This is on par with the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives 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
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills