Hechler was a far-left Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Hechler’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Hechler’s bills had a total of 96 cosponsors in the 94th Congress.
Use this chart to compare Hechler to other members of the House of Representatives in the 94th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Hechler’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 15849 (94th): Government Economy and Spending Reform Act
- H.R. 15569 (94th): A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to designate a ...
- H.R. 14699 (94th): Congressional Mailing Act
- H.Res. 1339 (94th): Resolution to disapprove the proposed exemption of middle distillates from the mandatory ...
- H.Res. 1338 (94th): Resolution to disapprove the proposed exemption of No. 2 heating oil and ...
- H.Res. 1316 (94th): Resolution to require the adoption of a resolution by the House of ...
- H.R. 13976 (94th): A bill to provide that the provisions of the Railroad Retirement Act ...
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From Jan 1959 to Oct 1976, Hechler missed 42 of 4,942 roll call votes, which is 0.8%. This is better than the median of 7.8% 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
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills