Our unique analysis of the bills Shoup 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 1974. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Shoup is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Shoup sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (18%) Crime and Law Enforcement (16%) Private Legislation (13%) Social Welfare (13%) Agriculture and Food (11%) Transportation and Public Works (11%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (9%)
Some of Shoup’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 17306 (93rd): Emergency Home Purchase Assistance Act
- H.R. 16571 (93rd): A bill to provide for the transfer of certain funds to the ...
- H.R. 16366 (93rd): A bill for the relief of M. Sgt. Gary O. Ostlund, U.S. ...
- H.Res. 1278 (93rd): Resolution to create a Select Committee on Aging.
- H.R. 15874 (93rd): A bill to repeal the Emergency Daylight Saving Time Energy Conservation Act ...
- H.R. 15556 (93rd): A bill to amend title XVI of the Social Security Act to ...
- H.R. 15557 (93rd): A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to ...
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From Jan 1971 to Dec 1974, Shoup missed 227 of 1,727 roll call votes, which is 13.1%. This is worse than the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. 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