Our unique analysis of the bills Long 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 1986. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Long is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Long sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Long’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 588 (98th): A resolution providing for the consideration of the joint resolution (H. J. ...
- H.Res. 582 (98th): A resolution electing Representative MacKay of Florida to the Committee on Foreign ...
- H.Res. 576 (98th): A resolution designating the chairmen of two standing committees of the House.
- H.Res. 572 (98th): A resolution waiving certain points of order against consideration of the conference ...
- H.Res. 563 (98th): A resolution providing for the consideration of the bill (S. 2436) to ...
- H.Res. 557 (98th): A resolution waiving certain points of order against consideration of the bill ...
- H.R. 5924 (98th): Cultural Property Repose Act of 1984
From Jan 1963 to Jan 1985, Long missed 527 of 7,122 roll call votes, which is 7.4%. This is on par with the median of 6.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 1985. 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
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills