Our unique analysis of the bills Forbes 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 2000. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Forbes is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Forbes sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (22%) Transportation and Public Works (15%) Law (13%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Taxation (10%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Social Welfare (9%) Health (9%)
Some of Forbes’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5336 (106th): Conservation and Reinvestment Tax-Incentive Act of 2000
- H.Con.Res. 398 (106th): Expressing the sense of the Congres that a postage stamp should be ...
- H.Con.Res. 392 (106th): Expressing the sense of the Congress that a postage stamp should be ...
- H.R. 4848 (106th): Violence Against Women Office Act
- H.R. 4720 (106th): Combat Merchant Mariners Veterans Benefits Act of 2000
- H.R. 3798 (106th): To amend section 211 of the Clean Air Act to prohibit the ...
- H.R. 2056 (106th): Lebanon Independence Restoration Act of 1999
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From Jan 1995 to Dec 2000, Forbes missed 240 of 3,741 roll call votes, which is 6.4%. This is much worse than the median of 3.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2000. 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: