Our unique analysis of the bills Byron 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 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Byron is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Byron sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (28%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (13%) Labor and Employment (11%) Agriculture and Food (9%) Energy (8%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%) Private Legislation (8%)
Some of Byron’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 14198 (95th): A bill to revise the boundaries of the Hampton National Historic Site ...
- H.R. 14170 (95th): A bill to prohibit fuel adjustment clauses in electric utility rate schedules.
- H.R. 13345 (95th): A bill to prohibit fuel adjustment clauses in electric utility rate schedules.
- H.R. 13062 (95th): A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide increased ...
- H.R. 13002 (95th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide, ...
- H.R. 13004 (95th): A bill for the relief of Charlotte F. Worgan.
- H.R. 12733 (95th): A bill to prohibit fuel adjustment clauses in electric utility rate schedules.
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From Jan 1971 to Oct 1978, Byron missed 235 of 4,492 roll call votes, which is 5.2%. This is better than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. 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