Mfume was a far-left Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Mfume’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Mfume’s bills had a total of 11 cosponsors in the 104th Congress.
Use this chart to compare Mfume to other members of the House of Representatives in the 104th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Mfume’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 2730 (104th): To eliminate segregationist language from the Second Morrill Act.
- H.R. 114 (104th): Minority Business Development Act of 1993
- H.R. 115 (104th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the deduction ...
- H.R. 112 (104th): Electronic Anti-Stalking Act of 1995
- H.R. 113 (104th): Automobile Insurance Information Act of 1995
- H.R. 111 (104th): Minority Enterprise Development Act of 1995
- H.R. 5271 (103rd): Minority Enterprise Development Act of 1994
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From Jan 1987 to Feb 1996, Mfume missed 268 of 4,809 roll call votes, which is 5.6%. This is worse than the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Feb 1996. 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:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills