Rep. Margaret Heckler

Former Representative from Massachusetts’s 10th District, Republican

Heckler, a Republican, was the representative for Massachusetts's 10th congressional district from 1967 to 1982.



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)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Heckler sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (16%) Health (16%) Social Welfare (15%) Taxation (15%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Labor and Employment (10%) Education (9%) Private Legislation (5%)

Recent Bills

Some of Heckler’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

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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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: