Rep. Peter Kyros
Former Representative for Maine’s 1st District
Kyros was the representative for Maine’s 1st congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1967 to 1974.
Kyros is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1974 positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Kyros sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. See full analysis methodology.
Kyros sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Transportation and Public Works (24%) Health (16%) Animals (14%) Crime and Law Enforcement (14%) Armed Forces and National Security (10%) Agriculture and Food (8%) Government Operations and Politics (8%) Social Welfare (6%)
Recently Introduced Bills
Kyros recently introduced the following legislation:
- H.R. 17639 (93rd): A bill to amend the Merchant Marine Act, 1920, to establish a …
- H.R. 17638 (93rd): A bill to amend the Shipping Act, 1916, to provide for the …
- H.R. 17420 (93rd): National Commission on Epilepsy and Its Consequences Act
- H.R. 17325 (93rd): A bill to amend the Act of August 24, 1966, for purposes …
- H.R. 17274 (93rd): A bill to amend the act of August 24, 1966, for purposes …
- H.R. 17100 (93rd): A bill to amend the act of August 24, 1966, for purposes …
- H.R. 17055 (93rd): A bill to amend the act of August 24, 1966, for purposes …
Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.
From Jan 1967 to Dec 1974, Kyros missed 209 of 2,648 roll call votes, which is 7.9%. This is on par with the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GovInfo.gov, for sponsored bills