Our unique analysis of the bills du Pont 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 1976. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). du Pont is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
du Pont sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of du Pont’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 14355 (94th): A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to permit ...
- H.R. 14187 (94th): Food Stamp Act
- H.R. 13429 (94th): A bill to clarify the jurisdiction of certain Federal courts with respect ...
- H.R. 13428 (94th): National School-Age Mother and Child Health Act
- H.R. 12922 (94th): A bill to suspend until the close of June 30, 1977, the ...
- H.R. 12283 (94th): A bill to terminate the authorization of the Tocks Island Reservoir project, ...
- H.R. 12030 (94th): A bill to amend title 18 of the United States Code to ...
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From Jan 1971 to Oct 1976, du Pont missed 288 of 3,000 roll call votes, which is 9.6%. This is on par with the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1976. 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