Rep. Herbert Bateman
Former Representative from Virginia's 1st District
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Virginia's 1st District
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Bateman was a moderate Republican follower according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Bateman’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Bateman’s bills had a total of 60 cosponsors in the 106th Congress.
Use this chart to compare Bateman to other members of the House of Representatives in the 106th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Bateman’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4988 (106th): George Washington Birthplace National Monument Boundary Adjustment Act of 2000
- H.R. 4907 (106th): Jamestown 400th Commemoration Commission Act of 2000
- H.R. 4247 (106th): Maritime Administration Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001
- H.R. 3039 (106th): Chesapeake Bay Restoration Act of 1999
- H.J.Res. 51 (106th): Authorization for Use of Military Force Against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia ...
- H.R. 1665 (106th): To allow the National Park Service to acquire certain land for addition ...
- H.R. 1558 (106th): Panama Canal Commission Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2000
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From Jan 1983 to Sep 2000, Bateman missed 503 of 9,282 roll call votes, which is 5.4%. 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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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
- Congressional Pictorial Directory for the photo
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills