Wortley is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1988 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 Wortley sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Wortley was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
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).
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 ...
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.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- @unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- 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
- GovInfo.gov, for sponsored bills