Our unique analysis of the bills McKay 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 1980. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). McKay is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
McKay sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Private Legislation (26%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (17%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Environmental Protection (11%) Energy (9%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%) Taxation (7%)
Some of McKay’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 8172 (96th): A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to provide that coal ...
- H.R. 7857 (96th): A bill to amend Section 21 of the Act of February 25, ...
- H.R. 7650 (96th): A bill for the relief of Kenneth N. McCormack.
- H.R. 7592 (96th): Military Construction Appropriation Act, 1981
- H.R. 7433 (96th): A bill to provide for the payment of losses incurred as a ...
- H.R. 7242 (96th): A bill to facilitate and encourage the production of oil from tar ...
- H.R. 6867 (96th): A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act with respect ...
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From Jan 1971 to Dec 1980, McKay missed 615 of 5,816 roll call votes, which is 10.6%. This is on par with the median of 8.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1980. 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