Crockett was the representative for Michigan’s 13th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1979 to 1990.
Crockett is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1990 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 Crockett sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Crockett was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
- H.R. 4162 (100th): A bill to make the International Organizations Immunities Act applicable to the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States.
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).
Crockett sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Crockett’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5892 (101st): Enterprise for the Americas Initiative Act of 1990
- H.R. 5762 (101st): Caribbean Regional Development Act of 1990
- H.R. 5196 (101st): Caribbean Debt for Development Act of 1990
- H.R. 4443 (101st): Mickey Leland African and Caribbean Development Act of 1990
- H.R. 4208 (101st): To amend title 28, United States Code, to allow judges who are ...
- H.Con.Res. 221 (101st): Reaffirming United States support for peace and democracy in Central America.
- H.R. 2657 (101st): United States-Cuba Communications Act of 1989
From Nov 1980 to Oct 1990, Crockett missed 1,129 of 4,505 roll call votes, which is 25.1%. This is much worse than the median of 4.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1990. 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:
- @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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GovInfo.gov, for sponsored bills