Our unique analysis of the bills D'Amours 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 1984. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). D'Amours is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
D'Amours sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Environmental Protection (21%) Taxation (20%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Energy (14%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Private Legislation (8%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (7%) Finance and Financial Sector (6%)
Some of D'Amours’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4829 (98th): Ocean Dumping Amendments Act of 1984
- H.R. 4655 (98th): Acid Deposition Reporting Act of 1983
- H.R. 4588 (98th): Housing Finance Opportunity Act of 1984
- H.R. 4589 (98th): A bill to amend the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 regarding ...
- H.Con.Res. 223 (98th): A concurrent resolution to express the sense of the Congress that the ...
- H.R. 4406 (98th): A bill to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate ...
- H.R. 4404 (98th): National Acid Deposition Control Act of 1983
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From Jan 1975 to Oct 1984, D'Amours missed 391 of 5,807 roll call votes, which is 6.7%. This is on par with the median of 7.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1984. 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