Our unique analysis of the bills Strang 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 1986. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Strang is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Strang was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 2921 (99th): A bill to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to issue permanent easements for water conveyance systems in order to resolve title claims arising under Acts repealed by ...
- H.R. 3443 (99th): A bill to designate the Closed Basin Conveyance Channel of the Closed Basin Division, San Luis Valley Project, Colorado as the Franklin Eddy Canal.
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).
Strang sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Strang’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5689 (99th): A bill for the relief of Dan V. Iuga.
- H.R. 5633 (99th): A bill to provide for the accelerated repayment of the Grand Valley ...
- H.R. 4472 (99th): Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park Complex Establishment Act of 1986
- H.R. 4233 (99th): A bill to provide a process for the Federal government to seek ...
- H.R. 3787 (99th): A bill to amend the Federal Unemployment Tax Act with respect to ...
- H.R. 3443 (99th): A bill to designate the Closed Basin Conveyance Channel of the Closed ...
- H.Res. 246 (99th): A resolution to amend the Rules of the House of Representatives to ...
From Jan 1985 to Oct 1986, Strang missed 41 of 890 roll call votes, which is 4.6%. This is on par with the median of 6.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1986. 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