Our unique analysis of the bills Shumway 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 1990. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Shumway is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Shumway sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Water Resources Development (19%) Private Legislation (19%) Immigration (14%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (12%) Environmental Protection (10%) Arts, Culture, Religion (10%) International Affairs (10%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (7%)
Some of Shumway’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5524 (101st): To suspend temporarily the duty on canned corned mutton.
- H.R. 4438 (101st): To reauthorize and amend the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972.
- H.R. 4414 (101st): To validate conveyances of certain lands in the State of California that ...
- H.R. 3393 (101st): For the relief of Brian Hildebrand.
- H.R. 2619 (101st): To extend the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission License No. 2761 for construction ...
- H.R. 2429 (101st): Auburn Dam Completion Act of 1989
- H.R. 2266 (101st): To authorize the coveyance of the addition to the Lassen Memorial Hospital ...
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From Jan 1979 to Oct 1990, Shumway missed 241 of 5,727 roll call votes, which is 4.2%. This is on par with the median of 4.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1990. 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