Keys, a Democrat, was the representative for Kansas's 2nd congressional district from 1975 to 1978.
Keys 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 Keys sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Keys sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Keys’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.J.Res. 1126 (95th): A joint resolution to provide for the designation of September 3, 1978, ...
- H.J.Res. 1125 (95th): A joint resolution to provide for the designation of September 3, 1978, ...
- H.R. 13248 (95th): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ...
- H.R. 13141 (95th): A bill for the relief of Doctor Nazeeh A. L. Abdul-Hadi.
- H.R. 12986 (95th): Georgia Neese Clark (Gray) Dollar Coin Act
- H.R. 12972 (95th): A bill to amend title XVI of the Social Security Act to ...
- H.R. 12701 (95th): A bill to amend title XVI of the Social Security Act to ...
From Jan 1975 to Oct 1978, Keys missed 147 of 2,813 roll call votes, which is 5.2%. 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills