Blackwell was a far-left Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Blackwell’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Blackwell’s bills had a total of 321 cosponsors in the 103rd Congress.
Use this chart to compare Blackwell to other members of the House of Representatives in the 103rd Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Blackwell’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.J.Res. 364 (103rd): Designating June as “African-American Music Month”.
- H.R. 4323 (103rd): To require ammunition to bear serial numbers.
- H.Res. 284 (103rd): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Third College ...
- H.R. 3267 (103rd): Full Employment Act for Fiscal Year 1994
- H.R. 2917 (103rd): To reform the Federal Reserve System.
- H.R. 2802 (103rd): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt unemployment benefits ...
- H.J.Res. 215 (103rd): To provide for the issuance of a commemorative postage stamp in honor ...
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From Nov 1991 to Nov 1994, Blackwell missed 186 of 1,666 roll call votes, which is 11.2%. This is worse than the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1994. 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills