Laughlin was a centrist Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Laughlin’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Laughlin’s bills had a total of 34 cosponsors in the 104th Congress.
Use this chart to compare Laughlin to other members of the House of Representatives in the 104th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Laughlin’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4256 (104th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the ...
- H.R. 3823 (104th): To provide for the liquidation or reliquidation of certain entries.
- H.R. 3822 (104th): Palmetto Bend Project Title Transfer Act
- H.R. 1646 (104th): Reserve Forces Revitalization Act of 1995
- H.R. 1899 (103rd): Gulf of Mexico Economic and Environmental Protection Act of 1993
- H.R. 1827 (103rd): To amend title 10, United States Code, to establish a separate reserve ...
- H.Con.Res. 67 (103rd): Welcoming the XLVI Congress of the Interallied Confederation of Reserve Officers (CIOR), ...
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From Jan 1989 to Sep 1996, Laughlin missed 318 of 4,298 roll call votes, which is 7.4%. This is worse than the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1996. 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills