Our unique analysis of the bills Nielson 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 1990. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Nielson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Nielson sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (28%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (21%) Environmental Protection (15%) Water Resources Development (10%) Economics and Public Finance (8%) Native Americans (8%) International Affairs (5%) Private Legislation (5%)
Some of Nielson’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5607 (101st): For the relief of Debra Lange.
- H.R. 5606 (101st): To authorize and request the President to advance Major Ronald Tiffany on ...
- H.R. 5419 (101st): To designate the Federal Building at 88 West 100 North in Provo, ...
- H.R. 5409 (101st): To designate the post office building at 222 West Center Street, in ...
- H.Con.Res. 328 (101st): Expressing the sense of the Congress that the music and music videotape ...
- H.Con.Res. 315 (101st): Expressing the sense of the Congress that Israel should take immediate steps ...
- H.R. 4550 (101st): To amend the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 to ...
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From Jan 1983 to Oct 1990, Nielson missed 89 of 3,639 roll call votes, which is 2.4%. This is better than the median of 4.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1990. 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
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills