Badillo was the representative for New York’s 21st congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1971 to 1978.
Badillo is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1978 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Badillo sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Badillo sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (31%) Economics and Public Finance (15%) Crime and Law Enforcement (12%) Housing and Community Development (9%) Education (8%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (8%) Labor and Employment (8%) Immigration (8%)
Some of Badillo’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 8816 (95th): A bill to establish a special impact job creation program for areas ...
- H.R. 8925 (95th): A bill for the relief of Fernando Gutierrez Lazo and Dolores Moya ...
- H.R. 8815 (95th): A bill to provide that any bank or depository institution situated in ...
- H.R. 8817 (95th): A bill to provide that any community-based organization which desires to receive ...
- H.R. 8779 (95th): A bill to amend title XVI of the Social Security Act to ...
- H.R. 8257 (95th): A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to permit the revision ...
- H.R. 8127 (95th): Federal Intelligence Agencies Control Act
From Jan 1971 to Dec 1977, Badillo missed 959 of 3,706 roll call votes, which is 25.9%. This is much worse than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1977. 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:
- @unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- 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
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills