Our unique analysis of the bills Beall sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate 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). Beall is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Beall sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Private Legislation (30%) Social Welfare (17%) Education (12%) Taxation (10%) Transportation and Public Works (8%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) Government Operations and Politics (8%) Labor and Employment (7%)
Some of Beall’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 3828 (94th): A bill for the relief of Marilyn and Elpidio Termulo.
- S. 3827 (94th): A bill for the relief of Maria Vasquez.
- S. 3769 (94th): A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to grant to ...
- S. 3754 (94th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to allow ...
- S. 3739 (94th): A bill to amend section 1451 of title 10, United States Code, ...
- S. 3733 (94th): A bill to provide for a refund of the social security taxes ...
- S. 3668 (94th): A bill to provide compensation to Federal employees for certain work injuries ...
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From Feb 1971 to Oct 1976, Beall missed 343 of 3,404 roll call votes, which is 10.1%. This is better than the median of 13.0% among the lifetime records of senators 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills