Our unique analysis of the bills Ruppe 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 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Ruppe is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Ruppe sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Ruppe’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 13968 (95th): Regional Development Act
- H.R. 13593 (95th): Longshoremen’s and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act Amendments
- H.R. 13280 (95th): Endangered Species Act Amendments
- H.R. 12882 (95th): A bill to amend the Tariff Schedules of the United States to ...
- H.R. 12603 (95th): A bill to amend the Great Lakes Pilotage Act of 1960 in ...
- H.R. 12530 (95th): A bill providing for the elimination of regional preferences relating to residual ...
- H.R. 12531 (95th): A bill to amend the Great Lakes Fisheries Act of 1956 in ...
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From Jan 1967 to Oct 1978, Ruppe missed 1,073 of 5,461 roll call votes, which is 19.6%. This is much worse than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. 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