Hannaford was the representative for California’s 34th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1975 to 1978.
Hannaford is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1978 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Hannaford sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Hannaford was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
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 at least about half 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).
Hannaford sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Social Welfare (25%) Government Operations and Politics (24%) Health (15%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%) Private Legislation (8%) Housing and Community Development (5%) Taxation (5%) Economics and Public Finance (5%)
Some of Hannaford’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 14321 (95th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to allow ...
- H.Res. 1376 (95th): A resolution urging that the Senate adopt a provision for the one-time ...
- H.R. 13307 (95th): Investment Incentive Act
- H.R. 13308 (95th): Congressional Budget Act Amendments
- H.R. 13306 (95th): Anti-Inflation Tax Relief Act
- H.R. 12489 (95th): A bill to eliminate the reduction in social security benefits for spouses ...
- H.R. 12267 (95th): A bill to amend the Older Americans Act of 1965 to establish ...
From Jan 1975 to Oct 1978, Hannaford missed 149 of 2,813 roll call votes, which is 5.3%. This is better than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. 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:
- @unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional 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
- GovInfo.gov, for sponsored bills