Our unique analysis of the bills Skubitz 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 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Skubitz is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Skubitz sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Public Lands and Natural Resources (19%) Armed Forces and National Security (18%) Labor and Employment (16%) Transportation and Public Works (11%) Water Resources Development (10%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Energy (8%) Economics and Public Finance (8%)
Some of Skubitz’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 14403 (95th): A bill to require that a gift or decoration presented by any ...
- H.R. 14305 (95th): Railroad Safety Incentive Act
- H.R. 14218 (95th): A bill to amend title 44, United States Code, to provide for ...
- H.R. 13797 (95th): A bill to authorize establishment of the Fort Scott National Historic Site, ...
- H.R. 13720 (95th): Visitors Promotion Act
- H.R. 13296 (95th): A bill to amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 ...
- H.R. 12833 (95th): Community and Airport Development Act
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From Jan 1963 to Oct 1978, Skubitz missed 669 of 6,086 roll call votes, which is 11.0%. This is on par with the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. 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