Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1999
Rep. Henry “Scotty” Baesler [D-KY6, 1993-1998] leaves office as Representative for Kentucky's 6th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Kentucky’s 6th District, Democrat
Baesler, a Democrat, was the representative for Kentucky's 6th congressional district from 1993 to 1998.
Our unique analysis of the bills Baesler 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 1998. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Baesler is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Baesler sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (21%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Law (12%) Science, Technology, Communications (12%) Agriculture and Food (11%) Labor and Employment (11%) Education (11%) Housing and Community Development (9%)
Some of Baesler’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1993 to Dec 1998, Baesler missed 83 of 3,649 roll call votes, which is 2.3%. This is on par with the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1998. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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