Our unique analysis of the bills Kleczka 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 2004. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Kleczka is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Kleczka was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
- H.J.Res. 580 (99th): A joint resolution to designate the week beginning September 7, 1986 as “National Freedom of Information Act Awareness Week”.
We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.
Kleczka sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Commerce (17%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Finance and Financial Sector (14%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Law (11%) Health (11%) Social Welfare (10%) Transportation and Public Works (9%)
Some of Kleczka’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4673 (108th): Opt Out of ID Chips Act
- H.R. 3236 (108th): Permanently Inhibit Gougers Act
- H.R. 2759 (108th): Bruce Vento Hmong Veterans’ Naturalization Act of 2003
- H.Res. 296 (108th): Recognizing the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Harley-Davidson Motor Company, ...
- H.R. 2453 (108th): Medicare Substitute Adult Day Care Services Act of 2003
- H.R. 2017 (108th): Sunshine in Iraq Reconstruction Act of 2003
- H.R. 1931 (108th): Personal Information Privacy Act of 2003
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From Apr 1984 to Dec 2004, Kleczka missed 515 of 11,088 roll call votes, which is 4.6%. This is worse than the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2004. 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:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- 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
- Congressional Pictorial Directory for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills