Our unique analysis of the bills Brennan 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 1990. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Brennan is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Brennan sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Brennan’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5908 (101st): To amend the Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 to require samples ...
- H.R. 5424 (101st): To provide for 2 demonstration projects to study the effect of allowing ...
- H.R. 4419 (101st): To authorize appropriations for the congregate housing services program for fiscal year ...
- H.R. 3851 (101st): Making supplemental appropriations to the Department of Health and Human Services for ...
- H.R. 3698 (101st): To help pay the costs of construction of an environmental assessment center ...
- H.R. 2792 (101st): To authorize appropriations to reimburse State and local police and sheriff’s departments ...
- H.R. 2115 (101st): Plastic Container Labeling Act of 1989
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From Jan 1987 to Oct 1990, Brennan missed 88 of 1,835 roll call votes, which is 4.8%. This is on par with the median of 4.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1990. 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:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- 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