Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1993
Rep. Harley Staggers [D-WV2, 1983-1992] leaves office as Representative for West Virginia's 2nd congressional district.
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Former Representative from West Virginia’s 2nd District, Democrat
Staggers, a Democrat, was the representative for West Virginia's 2nd congressional district from 1983 to 1992.
Our unique analysis of the bills Staggers 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 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Staggers is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Staggers sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (26%) Crime and Law Enforcement (19%) Housing and Community Development (14%) Health (10%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (7%) Economics and Public Finance (7%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (7%)
Some of Staggers’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1983 to Oct 1992, Staggers missed 165 of 4,569 roll call votes, which is 3.6%. This is on par with the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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