Our unique analysis of the bills Carman 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 1982. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Carman is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Carman sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Carman’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 7329 (97th): A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to ...
- H.R. 7257 (97th): A bill to amend title 28, United States Code, to establish a ...
- H.R. 6626 (97th): National Export Policy Commission Act of 1982
- H.R. 6412 (97th): A bill to restrict the period of time during which checks drawn ...
- H.R. 6143 (97th): A bill to prohibit the disposal of dredged material in Long Island ...
- H.R. 6090 (97th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to allow ...
- H.R. 5624 (97th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to allow ...
From Jan 1981 to Dec 1982, Carman missed 40 of 812 roll call votes, which is 4.9%. This is better than the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. 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:
- Congress-Legislators, a community project collecting election 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
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills