Miller was the representative for Washington’s 1st congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1985 to 1992.
Miller is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1992 positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Miller sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 1987 to Oct 9, 1992. See full analysis methodology.
Miller sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Environmental Protection (20%) International Affairs (18%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (16%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (13%) Private Legislation (13%) Education (9%) Transportation and Public Works (7%) Government Operations and Politics (4%)
Recently Introduced Bills
Miller recently introduced the following legislation:
- H.Con.Res. 383 (102nd): Concerning United States participation in a Cascadia Corridor commission.
- H.Con.Res. 378 (102nd): Concerning United States participation in a Cascadia Corridor Commission.
- H.R. 6148 (102nd): Fishing Safety, Conservation, and Productivity Improvement Act of 1992
- H.R. 6103 (102nd): Wenatchee River Fisheries and Recreational Protection Act
- H.R. 6104 (102nd): To amend title 31, United States Code, to reduce the time period …
- H.R. 6077 (102nd): Concerning United States participation in a Cascadia Corridor commission.
- H.R. 6040 (102nd): To authorize United States participation in the Cascadia Corridor Commission.
Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.
From Jan 1985 to Oct 1992, Miller missed 176 of 3,665 roll call votes, which is 4.8%. This is on par with the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional 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
- GovInfo.gov, for sponsored bills