Rep. Herbert Bateman [R]

Former Representative from Virginia’s 1st District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1983-2000 Representative Virginia's 1st District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Bateman 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 2000. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Bateman is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Bateman sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (22%) Economics and Public Finance (17%) Transportation and Public Works (15%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Labor and Employment (10%) Finance and Financial Sector (8%) International Affairs (8%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%)

Recent Bills

Some of Bateman’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1983 to Sep 2000, Bateman missed 509 of 9,290 roll call votes, which is 5.5%. This is worse than the median of 3.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 2000. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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