Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1999
Rep. Paul McHale [D-PA15, 1993-1998] leaves office as Representative for Pennsylvania's 15th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Pennsylvania’s 15th District, Democrat
McHale, a Democrat, was the representative for Pennsylvania's 15th congressional district from 1993 to 1998.
Our unique analysis of the bills McHale 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 1998. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). McHale is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
McHale sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (22%) Taxation (20%) Commerce (18%) Finance and Financial Sector (13%) Science, Technology, Communications (8%) Labor and Employment (7%) Economics and Public Finance (7%) Law (6%)
Some of McHale’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1993 to Dec 1998, McHale missed 12 of 3,649 roll call votes, which is 0.3%. This is better than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1998. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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