Our unique analysis of the bills Lederer 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 1982. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Lederer is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Lederer sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (37%) Social Welfare (13%) Labor and Employment (12%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (10%) Private Legislation (7%) Finance and Financial Sector (7%) Energy (7%) Government Operations and Politics (6%)
Some of Lederer’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 366 (97th): Elementary and Secondary Tuition Tax Credit Act of 1981
- H.R. 365 (97th): A bill to extend for one year the provisions of law relating ...
- H.R. 8139 (96th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to increase ...
- H.R. 7890 (96th): A bill for the relief of Eduardo B. Manuyag.
- H.R. 7624 (96th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide ...
- H.R. 7290 (96th): Surface Mining Reclamation Reserve Act of 1980
- H.R. 7276 (96th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to allow ...
From Jan 1977 to May 1981, Lederer missed 320 of 2,841 roll call votes, which is 11.3%. This is worse than the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in May 1981. 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:
- Congress-Legislators, a community project collecting election 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