Our unique analysis of the bills Hance 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 1984. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hance is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Hance sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Hance’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Con.Res. 363 (98th): A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress that the Federal ...
- H.J.Res. 622 (98th): A joint resolution to designate September 7, 1984, as “National Buddy Holly ...
- H.R. 5554 (98th): A bill to suspend the duty on certain nitrogenous chemical compounds until ...
- H.R. 5552 (98th): A bill to suspend the duty on certain surface active agents until ...
- H.R. 5553 (98th): A bill to suspend the duty on certain benzoid chemicals until the ...
- H.R. 5309 (98th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide ...
- H.Con.Res. 266 (98th): A concurrent resolution restating the clear intent of Congress to provide financial ...
From Jan 1979 to Oct 1984, Hance missed 526 of 2,994 roll call votes, which is 17.6%. This is much worse than the median of 7.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1984. 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:
- Congress-Legislators, a community project collecting election information
- 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