Our unique analysis of the bills Sabo 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 2006. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Sabo is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Sabo 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 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).
Sabo sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (20%) Commerce (17%) Education (13%) Economics and Public Finance (13%) Taxation (10%) Sports and Recreation (10%) Labor and Employment (10%) Science, Technology, Communications (7%)
Some of Sabo’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4929 (109th): Foreign Investment National Security Review Act of 2006
- H.R. 3260 (109th): Income Equity Act of 2005
- H.Res. 238 (109th): Commending the University of Minnesota women’s ice hockey team for winning the ...
- H.R. 1123 (109th): Preserving Social Security Act of 2005
- H.R. 496 (109th): Same Day Voter Registration Act of 2005
- H.Res. 630 (108th): Commending the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers for winning the 2003-2004 National ...
- H.R. 3991 (108th): To make supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2004 for the Federal Air ...
From Jan 1979 to Dec 2006, Sabo missed 356 of 14,953 roll call votes, which is 2.4%. This is on par with the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2006. 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
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- 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
- Congressional Pictorial Directory for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills