Williams was the representative for Pennsylvania’s 7th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1967 to 1974.
Williams is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1974 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Williams sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. See full analysis methodology.
Williams sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Williams’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 16210 (93rd): A bill for the relief of Maria Elena San Agustin.
- H.Con.Res. 518 (93rd): Concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress regarding the annexation of the ...
- H.R. 13530 (93rd): A bill to prohibit the transportation by water of merchandise between the ...
- H.R. 13159 (93rd): A bill to provide for access to all duty licensed psychologists, and ...
- H.R. 12478 (93rd): A bill to authorize and require the President of the United States ...
- H.R. 12293 (93rd): A bill to prohibit for a temporary period the exportation of ferrous ...
- H.R. 12266 (93rd): A bill to amend the Food Stamp Act of 1964 to provide ...
From Jan 1967 to Dec 1974, Williams missed 251 of 2,648 roll call votes, which is 9.5%. This is on par with the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional 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
- GovInfo.gov, for sponsored bills