Our unique analysis of the bills McCormack 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). McCormack is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
McCormack sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Energy (31%) Government Operations and Politics (23%) Water Resources Development (12%) Taxation (12%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (6%) Housing and Community Development (6%) Science, Technology, Communications (5%) Education (4%)
Some of McCormack’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 8274 (96th): A bill for the relief of Clive Anthony Lewis, Karen Lewis, and ...
- H.R. 8273 (96th): A bill for the relief of Amineh Alayan, Amir Alayan, Gertrud Kunz ...
- H.R. 7865 (96th): Nuclear Safety, Research, Demonstration, and Development Act of 1980
- H.R. 7418 (96th): Nuclear Waste Research, Development, and Demonstration Act of 1980
- H.R. 7190 (96th): Nuclear Safety Research and Development Act of 1980
- H.R. 7078 (96th): Nuclear Safety Research and Development Act of 1980
- H.R. 6774 (96th): A bill to amend the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act ...
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From Jan 1971 to Dec 1980, McCormack missed 729 of 5,816 roll call votes, which is 12.5%. This is worse than the median of 8.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 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:
- 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