Our unique analysis of the bills Cleveland 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 1980. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Cleveland is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Cleveland sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Energy (28%) Education (22%) Armed Forces and National Security (17%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Water Resources Development (6%) Labor and Employment (6%) Social Welfare (6%) Taxation (6%)
Some of Cleveland’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 8338 (96th): A bill to designate the facility known as the Northeastern Forest Experiment ...
- H.Res. 681 (96th): A resolution amending rule X of the Rules of the House of ...
- H.R. 6501 (96th): A bill for the relief of David Allen Moorhead.
- H.R. 5772 (96th): A bill to amend section 421 of the Elementary and Secondary Education ...
- H.R. 4113 (96th): A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to provide ...
- H.R. 3786 (96th): A bill to authorize a study to develop small hydroelectric projects for ...
- H.Con.Res. 744 (95th): A resolution expressing the sense of Congress that all remaining proceedings with ...
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From Jan 1963 to Dec 1980, Cleveland missed 563 of 7,362 roll call votes, which is 7.6%. This is on par with the median of 8.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1980. 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