Our unique analysis of the bills Hansen 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). Hansen is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Hansen sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (23%) Labor and Employment (18%) Private Legislation (13%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Taxation (10%) Finance and Financial Sector (9%) Environmental Protection (8%) International Affairs (8%)
Some of Hansen’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5543 (98th): A bill for the relief of Esmeralda Martinez-Hernandez, Evangeline Hernandez de Martinez, ...
- H.J.Res. 390 (98th): A joint resolution instructing the Secretary of State to provide the Congress ...
- H.R. 3552 (98th): A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to construct, operate, ...
- H.R. 3152 (98th): Bonneville Equity Restoration Act of 1983
- H.R. 2068 (98th): A bill to amend the Act of May 31, 1962, (76 Stat. ...
- H.R. 1780 (98th): Willow Creek Winter Stock Water Supply Act
- H.R. 1435 (98th): A bill to repeal section 314 of the Tax Equity and Fiscal ...
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From Jan 1965 to Oct 1984, Hansen missed 1,213 of 6,679 roll call votes, which is 18.2%. 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:
- 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