Our unique analysis of the bills Hancock 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 1996. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hancock is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Hancock sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Hancock’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 3464 (104th): To make a minor adjustment in the exterior boundary of the Devils ...
- H.R. 4588 (103rd): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to consolidate the retail ...
- H.J.Res. 183 (103rd): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to allow ...
- H.J.Res. 31 (103rd): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to limit ...
- H.R. 193 (103rd): Judicial Taxation Prohibition Act
- H.R. 640 (102nd): Judicial Taxation Prohibition Act
- H.R. 4683 (101st): Judicial Taxation Prohibition Act
From Jan 1989 to Sep 1996, Hancock missed 59 of 4,298 roll call votes, which is 1.4%. This is better than the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1996. 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills