Our unique analysis of the bills Broyhill 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 1974. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Broyhill is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Broyhill sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Private Legislation (33%) Government Operations and Politics (20%) Taxation (15%) Armed Forces and National Security (10%) Labor and Employment (7%) Transportation and Public Works (7%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (5%) Crime and Law Enforcement (4%)
Some of Broyhill’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 17391 (93rd): A bill to grant the consent of Congress for the State of ...
- H.R. 17424 (93rd): A bill for the relief of Cooley Berry.
- H.R. 16637 (93rd): A bill to establish a Commission on Federal Paperwork.
- H.Res. 1348 (93rd): Resolution disapproving the alternative plan, dated August 31, 1974, for pay adjustments ...
- H.R. 16533 (93rd): A bill to amend the District of Columbia Code to provide for ...
- H.R. 16481 (93rd): A bill to amend section 5901 of title 5, United States Code, ...
- H.R. 16457 (93rd): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to exclude ...
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From Jan 1953 to Dec 1974, Broyhill missed 261 of 4,182 roll call votes, which is 6.2%. This is better than the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. 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