Our unique analysis of the bills Hopkins 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 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hopkins is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Hopkins sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Water Resources Development (24%) Crime and Law Enforcement (14%) Armed Forces and National Security (14%) Sports and Recreation (10%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) International Affairs (10%) Housing and Community Development (10%) Taxation (10%)
Some of Hopkins’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 3385 (102nd): To amend title V of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act ...
- H.R. 3386 (102nd): State Solid Waste Management Act
- H.R. 1729 (102nd): To amend the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 to provide Federal ...
- H.R. 1564 (102nd): To place contingencies on the divestiture of certain locks and dams.
- H.R. 5871 (101st): Farm Poundage Quota Revisions Act of 1990
- H.R. 3832 (101st): To place contingencies on the divestiture of certain locks and dams.
- H.R. 3597 (101st): To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that Federal employees ...
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From Jan 1979 to Oct 1992, Hopkins missed 400 of 6,659 roll call votes, which is 6.0%. This is on par with the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. 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
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills