Our unique analysis of the bills Mattox 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 1982. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Mattox is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Mattox sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Mattox’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6284 (97th): A bill to require the Secretary of Transportation to prescribe regulations prohibiting ...
- H.R. 3510 (97th): A bill for the relief of the Southern Methodist University School of ...
- H.Res. 39 (97th): A resolution to express the sense of the House of Representatives that ...
- H.Res. 40 (97th): A resolution for the relief of Robert Jayson, William Jayson and Jennie ...
- H.R. 1286 (97th): A bill for the relief of Robert Jayson, William Jayson, and Jennie ...
- H.R. 8199 (96th): Middle Income Wage Earner Tax Relief Act of 1980
- H.R. 8053 (96th): Alien Education Impact Aid Act of 1980
From Jan 1977 to Dec 1982, Mattox missed 477 of 3,628 roll call votes, which is 13.1%. This is much worse than the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. 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:
- Congress-Legislators, a community project collecting election information
- 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