Fields was a far-right Republican leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Fields’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Fields’s bills had a total of 286 cosponsors in the 104th Congress.
Use this chart to compare Fields to other members of the House of Representatives in the 104th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Fields’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 3957 (104th): FCC Modernization Act of 1996
- H.R. 3005 (104th): National Securities Markets Improvement Act of 1996
- H.R. 2979 (104th): Public Broadcasting Self-Sufficiency Act of 1996
- H.R. 2519 (104th): Philanthropy Protection Act of 1995
- H.R. 2131 (104th): Capital Markets Deregulation and Liberalization Act of 1995
- H.R. 1996 (104th): United States Olympic Checkoff Act of 1995
- H.R. 1869 (104th): Federal Communications Commission Authorization Act of 1995
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From Jan 1981 to Sep 1996, Fields missed 538 of 7,840 roll call votes, which is 6.9%. This is worse than the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1996. 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills