Condit is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2002 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Condit sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 7, 1997 to Nov 19, 2002. See full analysis methodology.
Condit was the primary sponsor of 4 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 356 (106th): To provide for the conveyance of certain property from the United States to Stanislaus County, California.
- H.R. 111 (105th): To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to convey a parcel of unused agricultural land in Dos Palos, California, to the Dos Palos Ag Boosters for use as ...
- H.R. 2139 (103rd): An Act to authorize appropriations for the National Historical Publications and Records Commission for fiscal years 1994, 1995, 1996, and 1997.
- H.R. 2431 (102nd): To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act by designating a segment of the Lower Merced River in California as a component of the National Wild and ...
Does 4 not sound like a lot? Very few bills are ever enacted — most legislators sponsor only a handful that are signed into law. But there are other legislative activities that we don’t track that are also important, including offering amendments, committee work and oversight of the other branches, and constituent services.
We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).
Condit sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (26%) Commerce (15%) Law (13%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Environmental Protection (9%) Labor and Employment (9%) Agriculture and Food (9%) Finance and Financial Sector (7%)
Some of Condit’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 3362 (107th): Transported Air Pollution Mitigation Act of 2001
- H.Res. 165 (107th): Providing for the consideration of the bill (H.R. 1468) to stabilize the ...
- H.R. 943 (107th): Flu Vaccine Availability Act of 2001
- H.R. 823 (107th): State Criminal Alien Assistance Program II and Local Medical Emergency Reimbursement Act
- H.Res. 11 (107th): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that oversight hearings should ...
- H.R. 52 (107th): To amend the Clean Air Act to permit the exclusive application of ...
- H.R. 53 (107th): Karen Matthews Act of 2001
From May 1989 to Nov 2002, Condit missed 243 of 7,471 roll call votes, which is 3.3%. This is on par with the median of 2.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 2002. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- 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
- Congressional Pictorial Directory for the photo
- GovInfo.gov, for sponsored bills