Our unique analysis of the bills Vigorito 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). Vigorito is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Vigorito sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Agriculture and Food (23%) Environmental Protection (21%) Social Welfare (11%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Taxation (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Transportation and Public Works (9%) Armed Forces and National Security (6%)
Some of Vigorito’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 15289 (94th): African Elephant Protection Act
- H.R. 14566 (94th): Freestone Peach Research and Education Act
- H.R. 14407 (94th): African Elephant Protection Act
- H.R. 13248 (94th): A bill to provide that certain law enforcement officers who, by reason ...
- H.R. 12775 (94th): A bill to authorize the design and development of a swimming beach ...
- H.R. 12327 (94th): A bill prohibiting use of Health, Education, and Welfare funds for abortion.
- H.R. 12036 (94th): United States Grain Standards Act Amendments
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From Jan 1965 to Oct 1976, Vigorito missed 320 of 4,315 roll call votes, which is 7.4%. This is on par with 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