Our unique analysis of the bills Stanton 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). Stanton is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Stanton sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (20%) Taxation (16%) Crime and Law Enforcement (14%) Labor and Employment (14%) Private Legislation (10%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Transportation and Public Works (8%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%)
Some of Stanton’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 13133 (94th): A bill to preserve the public health, safety, and welfare by prohibiting ...
- H.R. 12325 (94th): State and Local Fiscal Assistance Act Amendments
- H.R. 12170 (94th): A bill to preserve the public health, safety, and welfare by prohibiting ...
- H.R. 11786 (94th): A bill to establish the position of Special Assistant to the President ...
- H.R. 11342 (94th): A bill to establish the position of Special Assistant to the President ...
- H.R. 10745 (94th): A bill to establish the position of Special Assistant to the President ...
- H.R. 10185 (94th): Petroleum Industry Competition Act
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From Jan 1971 to Oct 1976, Stanton missed 590 of 3,000 roll call votes, which is 19.7%. This is much worse than the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 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