Our unique analysis of the bills Siljander 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). Siljander is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Siljander sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
International Affairs (26%) Health (14%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (12%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (9%) Labor and Employment (9%) Social Welfare (9%)
Some of Siljander’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5000 (99th): Child Protection Act of 1986
- H.J.Res. 592 (99th): A joint resolution prohibiting the proposed sale of integrated avionics system kits ...
- H.J.Res. 593 (99th): A joint resolution prohibiting the proposed sale of integrated avionics system kits ...
- H.R. 4157 (99th): Child Abuse Victims Rights Act of 1986
- H.R. 4051 (99th): Emergency Great Lakes Level Reduction Act
- H.R. 3766 (99th): A bill to require a treaty for any relinquishing to any country ...
- H.R. 3609 (99th): A bill to authorize the furnishing of military assistance to the National ...
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From Apr 1981 to Oct 1986, Siljander missed 314 of 2,590 roll call votes, which is 12.1%. This is much worse than 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:
- 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
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills