Our unique analysis of the bills Martin sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1990. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Martin is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Martin sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (30%) Environmental Protection (15%) Crime and Law Enforcement (15%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (10%) Labor and Employment (10%) Commerce (10%) Economics and Public Finance (10%)
Some of Martin’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.J.Res. 684 (101st): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States limiting the ...
- H.R. 5636 (101st): To amend title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets ...
- H.R. 5585 (101st): To amend part C of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control ...
- H.J.Res. 614 (101st): To designate the decade beginning January 1, 1990, as the “Decade of ...
- H.R. 5180 (101st): Depository Institutions’ Civil and Criminal Enforcement Act
- H.J.Res. 521 (101st): Designating July 8 through 14, 1990, as “National Agent Orange Sreening Awareness ...
- H.R. 4140 (101st): Pollution Control Investment Tax Credit Act of 1990
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From Jan 1981 to Oct 1990, Martin missed 337 of 4,451 roll call votes, which is 7.6%. This is worse than the median of 4.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1990. 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
- 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills