Our unique analysis of the bills Jenrette 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 1980. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Jenrette is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Jenrette sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Agriculture and Food (18%) Government Operations and Politics (18%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (18%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (16%) Private Legislation (8%) Commerce (8%) Social Welfare (8%) International Affairs (8%)
Some of Jenrette’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 8403 (96th): A bill to provide that profits that certain Government officials derive from ...
- H.R. 8260 (96th): Oil Windfall Acquisition Act of 1980
- H.R. 7661 (96th): A bill to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate ...
- H.R. 7323 (96th): A bill to establish a minimum rate of duty of 45 cents ...
- H.J.Res. 506 (96th): A joint resolution designating the week beginning July 13, 1980, as “National ...
- H.R. 6329 (96th): Military Selective Service Amendments of 1980
- H.R. 5324 (96th): Employment Development Loan Act of 1979
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From Jan 1975 to Dec 1980, Jenrette missed 816 of 4,085 roll call votes, which is 20.0%. This is much worse than the median of 8.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1980. 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