Our unique analysis of the bills Kolter 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 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Kolter is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Kolter sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Foreign Trade and International Finance (17%) Labor and Employment (17%) Health (14%) Taxation (14%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Transportation and Public Works (12%) Housing and Community Development (7%) Environmental Protection (7%)
Some of Kolter’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4199 (102nd): To direct the Administrator of General Services to review existing House of ...
- H.R. 4157 (102nd): Public Works and Economic Development Act Amendments of 1992
- H.R. 3293 (102nd): To direct the Secretary of Energy to enter into an arrangement with ...
- H.R. 2753 (102nd): To amend the Motor Vehicle Information and Cost Savings Act to require ...
- H.R. 2293 (102nd): To require the Secretary of Transportation to develop a Federal motor vehicle ...
- H.R. 2160 (102nd): Braille Designated Currency Act
- H.R. 2102 (102nd): Greater Pittsburgh Magnetic Levitation Transportation System Demonstration Act of 1991
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From Jan 1983 to Oct 1992, Kolter missed 521 of 4,571 roll call votes, which is 11.4%. This is much worse than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. 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