Rep. Manley Butler
Former Representative from Virginia's 6th District
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Virginia's 6th District
See Also: Bioguide
Butler was a rank-and-file Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Butler’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Butler’s bills had a total of 121 cosponsors in the 97th Congress.
Use this chart to compare Butler to other members of the House of Representatives in the 97th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Butler’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 7349 (97th): Omnibus Bankruptcy and Court Improvement Act
- H.R. 7294 (97th): Omnibus Bankruptcy and Court Improvement Act
- H.R. 6816 (97th): Diversity Jurisdiction Reform Act of 1982
- H.Con.Res. 379 (97th): A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress that the Soviet ...
- H.R. 6691 (97th): Diversity Jurisdiction Reform Act of 1981
- H.R. 6461 (97th): A bill to amend title 11, United States Code, to provide for ...
- H.R. 6034 (97th): A bill to amend title 11, United States Code, to provide for ...
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From Jan 1973 to Dec 1982, Butler missed 415 of 5,915 roll call votes, which is 7.0%. This is better than the median of 7.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. 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
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills