Our unique analysis of the bills Blouin 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 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Blouin is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Blouin sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (34%) Education (14%) Taxation (10%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Native Americans (10%) Labor and Employment (8%) Social Welfare (8%) Private Legislation (6%)
Some of Blouin’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 13513 (95th): A bill to provide that certain interstate pipelines may be constructed only ...
- H.R. 13144 (95th): A bill to provide that certain interstate pipelines may be constructed only ...
- H.R. 12985 (95th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to make ...
- H.R. 12661 (95th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to allow ...
- H.R. 12638 (95th): A bill to provide that certain interstate pipelines may be constructed only ...
- H.R. 12254 (95th): Navajo Community College Assistance Act
- H.R. 11616 (95th): A bill to amend the Older Americans Act of 1965 by inserting ...
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From Jan 1975 to Oct 1978, Blouin missed 149 of 2,813 roll call votes, which is 5.3%. 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:
- 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