Our unique analysis of the bills Kasich 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 2000. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Kasich is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Kasich was the primary sponsor of 6 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 2015 (105th): Balanced Budget Act of 1997
- H.R. 2014 (105th): Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997
- H.R. 3734 (104th): Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996
- H.R. 2263 (102nd): Amend the title so as to read: An Act to amend chapter 45 of title 5, United States Code, to authorize awards for cost saving disclosures.
- H.R. 4574 (100th): A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, with respect to certain programs under which awards may be made to Federal employees for superior accomplishments or ...
- H.J.Res. 324 (98th): A joint resolution to designate the week beginning January 15, 1984, as “National Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Awareness Week”.
We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).
Kasich sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Economics and Public Finance (16%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Taxation (13%) Commerce (11%) Finance and Financial Sector (11%) Social Welfare (11%) Labor and Employment (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%)
Some of Kasich’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5669 (106th): To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that the Civil ...
- H.R. 5670 (106th): To ensure that the receipts and disbursements of the Social Security trust ...
- H.R. 5659 (106th): Personal Social Security Account Act of 2000
- H.R. 5507 (106th): Informed Voter Act of 2000
- H.Con.Res. 290 (106th): Budget resolution FY2001
- H.R. 3252 (106th): Internet Tax Elimination Act
- H.R. 1803 (106th): Social Security Surplus Preservation and Debt Reduction Act
From Jan 1983 to Dec 2000, Kasich missed 380 of 9,434 roll call votes, which is 4.0%. This is worse than the median of 3.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2000. 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:
- Congress-Legislators, a community project collecting election information
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- 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
- Congressional Pictorial Directory for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills