Our unique analysis of the bills Kostmayer 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 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Kostmayer is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Kostmayer sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Environmental Protection (32%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (25%) International Affairs (10%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (9%) Government Operations and Politics (7%) Health (6%) Education (5%) Taxation (5%)
Some of Kostmayer’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6179 (102nd): To amend the Wild and Scenic River Act.
- H.R. 5987 (102nd): To amend the Farmland Protection Policy Act to extend the protections of ...
- H.R. 5971 (102nd): To authorize the Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to ...
- H.R. 5944 (102nd): Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act of 1992
- H.R. 5857 (102nd): To provide for standards for the cleanup of domestic nuclear energy industry ...
- H.R. 5778 (102nd): Pennsylvania Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of 1992
- H.R. 5766 (102nd): To require the promulgation of standards for the cleanup of radiologically contaminated ...
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From Jan 1977 to Oct 1992, Kostmayer missed 237 of 7,387 roll call votes, which is 3.2%. This is on par with the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. 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