Our unique analysis of the bills Litton 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). Litton is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Litton sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (25%) Government Operations and Politics (20%) Agriculture and Food (19%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (10%) Social Welfare (7%) Labor and Employment (7%) Economics and Public Finance (7%) Commerce (5%)
Some of Litton’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 14719 (94th): Taxpayer Audit Disclosure Act
- H.R. 14148 (94th): A bill to amend the Social Security Act and the Internal Revenue ...
- H.R. 13236 (94th): A bill to amend section 3 and 5 of the Forest and ...
- H.R. 13235 (94th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to increase ...
- H.R. 12905 (94th): A bill to provide that local governments may be reimbursed for the ...
- H.R. 12549 (94th): A bill to amend the Food Stamp Act of 1964 to prohibit ...
- H.R. 12432 (94th): A bill to provide that local governments may be reimbursed for the ...
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From Jan 1973 to Aug 1976, Litton missed 485 of 2,143 roll call votes, which is 22.6%. This is much worse than the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 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