Our unique analysis of the bills Meeds 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 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Meeds is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Meeds sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Native Americans (18%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (18%) Labor and Employment (16%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Water Resources Development (10%) Agriculture and Food (9%) Education (9%) Health (7%)
Some of Meeds’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 1431 (95th): A resolution providing for the consideration of the bill S. 666 to ...
- H.Res. 1424 (95th): A resolution providing for the consideration of the bill H.R. 11153 to ...
- H.Res. 1407 (95th): A resolution providing for the consideration of H.R. 11922 a bill to ...
- H.Res. 1354 (95th): A resolution providing for the consideration of the bill H.R. 13750 to ...
- H.Res. 1355 (95th): A resolution providing for the consideration of the bill H.R. 13778 to ...
- H.R. 13931 (95th): Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act
- H.Res. 1307 (95th): A resolution providing for the consideration of the bill H.R. 11280 to ...
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From Jan 1965 to Oct 1978, Meeds missed 602 of 5,855 roll call votes, which is 10.3%. This is on par with the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. 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