Our unique analysis of the bills Myers 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 1980. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Myers is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Myers sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Myers’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6737 (96th): A bill to grant a Federal charter to the Italian American War ...
- H.R. 5914 (96th): A bill to amend the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act to revise ...
- H.R. 5095 (96th): Opportunities Industrialization Centers Skills Training and Private Sector Job Creation Welfare Reform ...
- H.R. 4540 (96th): A bill for the relief of Olegario Azcona, Blanca Azcona and Olegario ...
- H.R. 4350 (96th): Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation Act
- H.R. 11576 (95th): Opportunities Industrialization Centers Skills Training and Private Sector Job Creation Welfare Reform ...
- H.R. 10680 (95th): Opportunities Industrialization Centers Skills Training and Private Sector Job Creation Welfare Reform ...
From Jan 1977 to Oct 1980, Myers missed 555 of 2,762 roll call votes, which is 20.1%. This is much worse than the median of 8.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1980. 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
- 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