Our unique analysis of the bills Heckler 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 1982. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Heckler is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Heckler sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Heckler’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 7148 (97th): Public Benefits Eligibility Verification Act
- H.R. 6930 (97th): National Science and Technology Improvement Act of 1982
- H.Res. 522 (97th): A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the ...
- H.R. 6746 (97th): A bill to amend the Social Security Act to provide that disability ...
- H.R. 6571 (97th): A bill to require that a representative of small business be appointed ...
- H.J.Res. 491 (97th): A joint resolution designating the week beginning June 7, 1982, as “Azorean ...
- H.R. 6277 (97th): A bill to provide for the replacement of the Brightman Street Bridge, ...
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From Jan 1967 to Dec 1982, Heckler missed 849 of 7,549 roll call votes, which is 11.2%. This is worse than the median of 7.8% 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills