Our unique analysis of the bills Preyer 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 1980. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Preyer is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Preyer sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Preyer’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 8443 (96th): International Communications Reorganization Act of 1980
- H.Con.Res. 446 (96th): A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress with regard to ...
- H.R. 8219 (96th): Federal Privacy of Telephone Records Act
- H.Con.Res. 417 (96th): A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress that public school ...
- H.R. 7921 (96th): Product Liability Act of 1980
- H.R. 7836 (96th): Securities Law Investigation Privacy Protection Act
- H.R. 7747 (96th): A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit the ...
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From Jan 1969 to Dec 1980, Preyer missed 272 of 6,259 roll call votes, which is 4.3%. This is better than the median of 8.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1980. 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