Our unique analysis of the bills Carr 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 1994. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Carr is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Carr sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (19%) Health (14%) Transportation and Public Works (14%) Environmental Protection (14%) Labor and Employment (12%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (9%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%)
Some of Carr’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4672 (103rd): To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to issue a certificate of documentation ...
- H.R. 4627 (103rd): Prisoner Transfer Equity Act of 1994
- H.R. 4556 (103rd): Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1995
- H.R. 4399 (103rd): Senior Citizens Against Marketing Scams Act of 1994
- H.R. 3924 (103rd): Two-Time Loser Act of 1994
- H.R. 2752 (103rd): Interstate Recycling Promotion Act
- H.R. 2750 (103rd): Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1994
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From Jan 1975 to Nov 1994, Carr missed 472 of 9,777 roll call votes, which is 4.8%. This is worse than the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1994. 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:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- 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