Our unique analysis of the bills Fulton 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). Fulton is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Fulton sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Social Welfare (26%) Health (21%) Taxation (13%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (9%) Labor and Employment (9%) Education (5%) Armed Forces and National Security (5%)
Some of Fulton’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 8206 (94th): A bill to amend the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act to increase unemployment ...
- H.R. 7929 (94th): A bill relating to the deduction of interest on certain corporate indebtedness ...
- H.R. 7928 (94th): Broadcast License Renewal Act
- H.R. 7715 (94th): A bill to extend until the close of June 30, 1978, the ...
- H.R. 7129 (94th): Comprehensive Health Care Insurance Act
- H.R. 6850 (94th): A bill to amend Public Law 93-233 to extend for an additional ...
- H.R. 6765 (94th): Local Public Works Capital Development and Investment Act
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From Jan 1963 to Aug 1975, Fulton missed 788 of 3,642 roll call votes, which is 21.6%. This is much worse than the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 1975. 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