Kogovsek, a Democrat, was the representative for Colorado's 3rd congressional district from 1979 to 1984.
Kogovsek is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1984 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Kogovsek sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Kogovsek was the primary sponsor of 6 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 2823 (98th): A bill to amend title I of the Reclamation Project Authorization Act of 1972 in order to provide for the establishment of the Russell Lakes Waterfowl Management ...
- H.R. 2790 (98th): A bill to amend the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Act to authorize certain additional measures to assure accomplishment of the objectives of title II of such ...
- H.R. 3825 (98th): A bill to establish a Boundary for the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Monument, and for other purposes.
- H.R. 4176 (98th): A bill to confirm the boundaries of the Southern Ute Indian Reservation in the State of Colorado and to define jurisdiction within such reservation.
- H.R. 8112 (96th): A bill to require the Secretary of the Interior to convey a parcel of land located in Colorado and certain mineral interests to the Ute Mountain Ute ...
- H.R. 5751 (96th): A bill to more adequately protect archeological resources in Southwestern Colorado.
We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).
Kogovsek sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Public Lands and Natural Resources (22%) Water Resources Development (20%) Taxation (13%) Native Americans (13%) Economics and Public Finance (9%) Labor and Employment (9%) Environmental Protection (9%) Energy (7%)
Some of Kogovsek’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6166 (98th): A bill to declare that certain land formerly used as a site ...
- H.R. 6167 (98th): Comprehensive Oil Shale Leasing Amendments of 1984
- H.R. 5426 (98th): Colorado Wilderness Additions Act of 1984
- H.R. 5103 (98th): A bill for the relief of Jose Alemparte.
- H.R. 4463 (98th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 and the ...
- H.J.Res. 424 (98th): A joint resolution to designate the year 1984 as the “Year of ...
- H.R. 4176 (98th): A bill to confirm the boundaries of the Southern Ute Indian Reservation ...
From Jan 1979 to Oct 1984, Kogovsek missed 237 of 2,994 roll call votes, which is 7.9%. This is on par with the median of 7.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1984. 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:
- @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
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills