Our unique analysis of the bills Hastings 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 1976. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hastings is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Hastings sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Health (37%) Transportation and Public Works (11%) Labor and Employment (11%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Social Welfare (8%) Private Legislation (8%) Taxation (8%) Crime and Law Enforcement (7%)
Some of Hastings’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 11331 (94th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to treat ...
- H.R. 10525 (94th): A bill for the relief of Joel Morrissey.
- H.Res. 839 (94th): Resolution to disapprove of the Final System Plan prepared by the United ...
- H.R. 10321 (94th): A bill to amend the Regional Rail Reorganization Act of 1973 to ...
- H.R. 10322 (94th): A bill to amend the Regional Rail Reorganization Act of 1973 to ...
- H.R. 9328 (94th): A bill to amend section 402 of the Regional Rail Reorganization Act ...
- H.R. 9066 (94th): Health Maintenance Organization Amendments
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From Jan 1969 to Jan 1976, Hastings missed 414 of 2,787 roll call votes, which is 14.9%. This is much worse than the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 1976. 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