Our unique analysis of the bills Ottinger 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 1984. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Ottinger is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Ottinger sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (23%) Energy (17%) International Affairs (17%) Taxation (11%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Science, Technology, Communications (7%) Finance and Financial Sector (7%) Immigration (6%)
Some of Ottinger’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6244 (98th): Residential Energy Conservation Tax Credit Act of 1984
- H.R. 6015 (98th): A bill to abolish the National Advisory Committee on Oceans and Atmosphere.
- H.R. 5766 (98th): Regional Conservation and Electric Power Planning and Regulatory Coordination Act of 1984
- H.R. 5668 (98th): A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to exempt certain ...
- H.R. 5628 (98th): Conservation Service Reform Act of 1984
- H.R. 5467 (98th): Conservation Service Reform Act of 1984
- H.R. 5299 (98th): Public Interest Hydroelectric Facility Relicensing Reform Act of 1984
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From Jan 1965 to Oct 1984, Ottinger missed 515 of 7,121 roll call votes, which is 7.2%. 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:
- 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills