Our unique analysis of the bills McHugh 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 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). McHugh is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
McHugh was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 8308 (95th): A bill for the relief of Jae Keun Christianson.
- H.R. 8451 (94th): A bill for the relief of Jung Shik Yang.
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).
McHugh sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of McHugh’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 393 (102nd): Instructing the Committee on Standards of Official Conduct to disclose the names ...
- H.R. 1633 (102nd): World Summit for Children Implementation Act of 1991
- H.R. 5588 (101st): Intelligence Search Procedures Act
- H.Con.Res. 259 (101st): Harvest of Peace Resolution
- H.R. 19 (101st): Small Contribution Tax Credit Reform Act of 1989
- H.R. 4575 (100th): Debt for Development Act of 1988
- H.R. 3750 (100th): Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency Act
From Jan 1975 to Oct 1992, McHugh missed 420 of 9,472 roll call votes, which is 4.4%. This is on par with the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. 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:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- 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