Our unique analysis of the bills Williams 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 1984. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Williams is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Williams sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Williams’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6232 (98th): A bill to amend title XVI of the Social Security Act to ...
- H.R. 5202 (98th): A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to increase the ...
- H.R. 5014 (98th): A bill for the relief of Mishleen Earle.
- H.Con.Res. 263 (98th): A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress regarding Andrew Susce, Sr.
- H.R. 4864 (98th): Housing Finance Opportunity Act of 1984
- H.R. 4454 (98th): A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Army, acting through the ...
- H.J.Res. 296 (98th): A joint resolution concerning the proposed U.S. Steel-British Steel purchase agreement.
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From Jan 1979 to Oct 1984, Williams missed 611 of 2,994 roll call votes, which is 20.4%. This is much worse than the median of 7.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1984. 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