Our unique analysis of the bills Roush 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 1976. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Roush is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Roush sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (20%) Crime and Law Enforcement (20%) Social Welfare (17%) Science, Technology, Communications (13%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (8%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%) Labor and Employment (6%) Taxation (6%)
Some of Roush’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 13213 (94th): Equal Opportunity for Displaced Homemakers Act
- H.R. 12065 (94th): A bill to amend title 18 of the United States Code to ...
- H.J.Res. 794 (94th): Joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States ...
- H.R. 11722 (94th): An Act to amend title 18 of the United States Code to ...
- H.R. 11568 (94th): A bill to terminate the authorization of the navigation study and survey ...
- H.J.Res. 774 (94th): Joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States ...
- H.R. 10521 (94th): A bill to amend section 600 and section 601 of title 18, ...
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From Jan 1959 to Oct 1976, Roush missed 147 of 4,484 roll call votes, which is 3.3%. This is better than the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives 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
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills