Our unique analysis of the bills Johnson 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). Johnson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Johnson sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Public Lands and Natural Resources (37%) Agriculture and Food (19%) Private Legislation (12%) Water Resources Development (9%) Economics and Public Finance (7%) Transportation and Public Works (7%) Commerce (5%) Environmental Protection (5%)
Some of Johnson’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6258 (96th): A bill providing for reinstatement and validation of U.S. Oil and Gas ...
- H.R. 5550 (96th): A bill to convey certain lands in Dinosaur National Monument, Colorado to ...
- H.R. 5487 (96th): Colorado National Forest Wilderness Act of 1980
- H.R. 5199 (96th): A bill to authorize certain additional measures to assure accomplishment of the ...
- H.R. 4681 (96th): A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain ...
- H.Res. 327 (96th): A resolution to refer H.R. 4482, a bill for the relief of ...
- H.R. 4482 (96th): A bill for the relief of Larry Land, Marie Land, Brian Land, ...
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From Jan 1973 to Dec 1980, Johnson missed 863 of 5,167 roll call votes, which is 16.7%. This is much worse than 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