Our unique analysis of the bills Carey 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 1974. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Carey is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Carey sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Social Welfare (27%) Taxation (15%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Labor and Employment (10%) Private Legislation (10%) Transportation and Public Works (9%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) Health (8%)
Some of Carey’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 17614 (93rd): A bill to increase the period during which benefits may be paid ...
- H.R. 17410 (93rd): International Air Transportation Fair Competitive Practices Act
- H.Con.Res. 670 (93rd): Concurrent resolution requesting release of two Ukrainian Intellectuals.
- H.R. 16866 (93rd): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to increase ...
- H.R. 16867 (93rd): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to exempt ...
- H.R. 16538 (93rd): Local Fiscal Assistance Act
- H.R. 16537 (93rd): A bill to provide that maintenance operations performed on nuclear reactors shall ...
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From Jan 1961 to Dec 1974, Carey missed 1,083 of 3,513 roll call votes, which is 30.8%. This is much worse than the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. 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:
- 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