Our unique analysis of the bills Snyder 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 1986. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Snyder is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Snyder was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
- H.R. 8772 (95th): A bill to amend certain provisions of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 relating to distilled spirits.
We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).
Snyder sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Snyder’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 2213 (99th): Economic Development Administration Termination Act of 1985
- H.R. 4935 (98th): A bill to approve a six-month interstate cost estimate for fiscal year ...
- H.R. 4936 (98th): A bill to apportion certain funds for interstate highway construction for fiscal ...
- H.R. 3774 (98th): A bill providing for an orderly phase-in of the coastwise laws with ...
- H.R. 2381 (98th): A bill to amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to exempt from ...
- H.R. 6909 (97th): A bill to establish the grade of commodore in the United States ...
- H.R. 6660 (97th): Fish Restoration Act of 1982
From Jan 1963 to Oct 1986, Snyder missed 547 of 9,576 roll call votes, which is 5.7%. This is on par with the median of 6.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1986. 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:
- Congress-Legislators, a community project collecting election information
- 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