Our unique analysis of the bills Wortley 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 1988. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Wortley is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Wortley sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Social Welfare (23%) Finance and Financial Sector (14%) Armed Forces and National Security (14%) Housing and Community Development (14%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (9%) International Affairs (9%) Families (9%) Private Legislation (9%)
Some of Wortley’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5585 (100th): A bill for the relief of Alejandro Aceves.
- H.J.Res. 555 (100th): A joint resolution designating November 7, 1988, as “The Memorial Day for ...
- H.R. 3625 (100th): A bill for the relief of Joanne Salyards.
- H.J.Res. 369 (100th): A joint resolution designating November 7, 1987, as “The Memorial Day for ...
- H.R. 3287 (100th): A bill to amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to ...
- H.J.Res. 301 (100th): A joint resolution designating the period of June 1987 through May 1988 ...
- H.R. 2162 (100th): A bill to expand the group eligibility requirements for worker trade readjustment ...
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From Jan 1981 to Oct 1988, Wortley missed 248 of 3,547 roll call votes, which is 7.0%. This is on par with the median of 5.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1988. 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