Leland was a far-left Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Leland’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Leland’s bills had a total of 971 cosponsors in the 101st Congress.
Use this chart to compare Leland to other members of the House of Representatives in the 101st Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Leland’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 3184 (101st): Department of Energy Minority Economic Impact Revitalization Act
- H.R. 2812 (101st): Federal Fire Service Pay Schedule Act of 1989
- H.R. 2811 (101st): Postal Service Voter Registration Facilitation Acts of 1989
- H.R. 2810 (101st): Postal Service Voter Registration Facilitation Acts of 1989
- H.R. 2585 (101st): Air Toxics Control Act of 1989
- H.R. 2560 (101st): White House Conference on Homelessness Act
- H.R. 2477 (101st): National African-American Heritage Memorial Museum Act
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From Jan 1979 to Aug 1989, Leland missed 610 of 4,942 roll call votes, which is 12.3%. This is worse than the median of 4.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 1989. 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills