Our unique analysis of the bills Flanagan 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). Flanagan is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Flanagan was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:
- H.J.Res. 191 (104th): To confer honorary citizenship of the United States on Agnes Gonxha Bojahiu, also known as Mother Teresa.
- H.R. 3834 (104th): To redesignate the Dunning Post Office in Chicago, Illinois, as the “Roger P. McAuliffe Post Office”.
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).
Flanagan sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Flanagan’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.J.Res. 191 (104th): To confer honorary citizenship of the United States on Agnes Gonxha Bojahiu, ...
- H.R. 3834 (104th): To redesignate the Dunning Post Office in Chicago, Illinois, as the “Roger ...
- H.R. 3128 (104th): To make it unlawful to send lobbying communications to Congress which are ...
- H.R. 1431 (104th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the 30-percent ...
- H.Con.Res. 17 (104th): Relating to the treatment of Social Security under any constitutional amendment requiring ...
From Jan 1995 to Sep 1996, Flanagan missed 15 of 1,340 roll call votes, which is 1.1%. 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills