Our unique analysis of the bills Steers 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 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Steers is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Steers sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Steers’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 14387 (95th): A bill to amend the Longshoremen’s and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act to ...
- H.R. 14388 (95th): A bill to create an additional judicial district in the State of ...
- H.R. 14356 (95th): A bill to require that the Federal Government pay interest on overdue ...
- H.R. 14330 (95th): Equal Opportunity in Federal Employment Act
- H.R. 14280 (95th): A bill to amend title 18 of the United States Code to ...
- H.R. 14231 (95th): A bill to authorize Federal agencies to lease space for and otherwise ...
- H.R. 14230 (95th): A bill to amend the Railroad Retirement Act of 1974 with respect ...
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From Jan 1977 to Oct 1978, Steers missed 141 of 1,540 roll call votes, which is 9.2%. This is on par with the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. 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