Our unique analysis of the bills McCloskey 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 1982. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). McCloskey is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
McCloskey sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (29%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (14%) Environmental Protection (13%) Water Resources Development (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Labor and Employment (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (7%) Transportation and Public Works (7%)
Some of McCloskey’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5382 (97th): A bill for the relief of Jacqueline Ann Kaufman.
- H.R. 4021 (97th): Comprehensive Immigration Amendments of 1981
- H.R. 3578 (97th): A bill to amend the Shipping Act of 1916.
- H.R. 3577 (97th): A bill to amend the Merchant Marine Act of 1920.
- H.R. 2041 (97th): A bill to extend the right to vote in primary and runoff ...
- H.R. 2042 (97th): A bill to amend the Shipping Act of 1916.
- H.R. 1730 (97th): National Service Act
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From Dec 1967 to Dec 1982, McCloskey missed 1,578 of 7,307 roll call votes, which is 21.6%. This is much worse than the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. 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