Our unique analysis of the bills Waggonner 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 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Waggonner is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Waggonner sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Waggonner’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 14201 (95th): Expanded Employee Stock Ownership Act
- H.R. 14077 (95th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 in regard ...
- H.R. 13882 (95th): Expanded Employee Stock Ownership Act
- H.R. 13657 (95th): A bill to suspend the duty on mixtures of mashed or macerated ...
- H.R. 13488 (95th): Foreign Earned Income Act
- H.R. 13336 (95th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide ...
- H.Res. 1246 (95th): A resolution amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to eliminate ...
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From Jan 1962 to Oct 1978, Waggonner missed 400 of 6,209 roll call votes, which is 6.4%. This is better than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. 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