Our unique analysis of the bills Bilbray 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 1994. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Bilbray is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Bilbray sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
International Affairs (19%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (19%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (15%) Social Welfare (11%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Law (7%) Science, Technology, Communications (7%)
Some of Bilbray’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Con.Res. 247 (103rd): Expressing the sense of the Congress with respect to the Nagorno Karabagh ...
- H.R. 3586 (103rd): Defense Acquisition Reform Act of 1993
- H.R. 3320 (103rd): Immigration Stabilization Act of 1993
- H.R. 3050 (103rd): To expand the boundaries of the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.
- H.R. 2206 (103rd): To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to transfer public lands for ...
- H.R. 2012 (103rd): To authorize the President to award a gold medal on behalf of ...
- H.R. 1271 (103rd): For the relief of Peter J. Montagnoli.
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From Jan 1987 to Nov 1994, Bilbray missed 82 of 3,897 roll call votes, which is 2.1%. This is better than the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1994. 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