Our unique analysis of the bills Robinson 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). Robinson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Robinson sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Labor and Employment (22%) Government Operations and Politics (19%) Taxation (13%) Private Legislation (13%) International Affairs (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Economics and Public Finance (9%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (6%)
Some of Robinson’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.J.Res. 549 (98th): A joint resolution to authorize the erection of a memorial on public ...
- H.R. 285 (98th): A bill to preserve and protect the free choice of individual employees ...
- H.R. 286 (98th): A bill to establish the authorized area of Shenandoah National Park.
- H.R. 288 (98th): A bill to delay until January 1, 1984, the effect of any ...
- H.R. 284 (98th): A bill to repeal the Davis-Bacon Act, and for other purposes.
- H.R. 287 (98th): Hobbs Act Amendment of 1983
- H.J.Res. 40 (98th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United ...
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From Jan 1971 to Oct 1984, Robinson missed 107 of 7,534 roll call votes, which is 1.4%. This is better than 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