Our unique analysis of the bills Dymally 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). Dymally is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Dymally sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
International Affairs (29%) Government Operations and Politics (22%) Health (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Education (8%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (8%) Law (6%) Immigration (5%)
Some of Dymally’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.J.Res. 552 (102nd): Authorizing the Coalition for a National Memorial to Mahatma Gandhi to establish ...
- H.R. 5811 (102nd): District of Columbia Judicial Reorganization Act of 1992
- H.Res. 497 (102nd): Relating to ongoing violence connected with apartheid in South Africa.
- H.R. 5283 (102nd): To preempt state and local sanction measures against Namibia.
- H.R. 5036 (102nd): Emerging South African Democracy and Open Markets Support Act
- H.R. 4721 (102nd): District of Columbia Judicial Reorganization Act of 1992
- H.Con.Res. 234 (102nd): Expressing the sense of the Congress concerning humanitarian assistance for the people ...
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From Jan 1981 to Oct 1992, Dymally missed 997 of 5,383 roll call votes, which is 18.5%. This is much worse than 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills