Our unique analysis of the bills Pickett 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 2000. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Pickett is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Pickett sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (22%) Economics and Public Finance (18%) Armed Forces and National Security (14%) Law (11%) Labor and Employment (11%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (9%) Commerce (8%) Taxation (8%)
Some of Pickett’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 1047 (106th): To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to issue a certificate of documentation ...
- H.J.Res. 36 (106th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to restrict ...
- H.Con.Res. 41 (106th): To express the sense of the Congress that the Bureau of Labor ...
- H.R. 1014 (106th): Employee Educational Assistance Act of 1999
- H.R. 648 (106th): Military Retired Pay Restoration Act of 1999
- H.R. 4669 (105th): Military Retired Pay Restoration Act of 1998
- H.R. 3972 (105th): To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to prohibit the Secretary ...
From Jan 1987 to Dec 2000, Pickett missed 234 of 7,638 roll call votes, which is 3.1%. This is on par with the median of 3.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2000. 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
- Congressional Pictorial Directory for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills