Our unique analysis of the bills Seiberling 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 1986. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Seiberling is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Seiberling sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (21%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (19%) Labor and Employment (17%) Environmental Protection (13%) Economics and Public Finance (9%) Government Operations and Politics (8%) Social Welfare (7%) International Affairs (7%)
Some of Seiberling’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5687 (99th): A bill to amend title 11 of the United States Code to ...
- H.Con.Res. 383 (99th): A concurrent resolution directing the Clerk of the House of Representatives to ...
- H.R. 5293 (99th): Freedom From Vertical Price Fixing Act of 1986
- H.R. 5256 (99th): A bill to amend the Act of April 9, 1924 authorizing the ...
- H.Res. 477 (99th): A resolution to amend the Rules of the House of Representatives to ...
- H.R. 4878 (99th): A bill to require the Secretary of the Interior to submit to ...
- H.R. 4814 (99th): Federal Land Exchange Facilitation Act of 1986
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From Jan 1971 to Oct 1986, Seiberling missed 446 of 8,424 roll call votes, which is 5.3%. This is on par with the median of 6.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1986. 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