Our unique analysis of the bills Martin 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 1984. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Martin is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Martin sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Martin’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 3976 (98th): Central Board of Scientific Risk Assessment Act of 1983
- H.J.Res. 205 (98th): A joint resolution establishing March 20, 1984 as “Children’s Day”.
- H.R. 2176 (98th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to permit ...
- H.R. 7000 (97th): Catastrophic Health Expense and Cost Constraint Act
- H.R. 6708 (97th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to permit ...
- H.R. 6380 (97th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to permit ...
- H.R. 5734 (97th): A bill to amend title 38 of the United States Code to ...
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From Jan 1973 to Oct 1984, Martin missed 647 of 6,885 roll call votes, which is 9.4%. This is on par with the median of 7.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1984. 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