Our unique analysis of the bills Vander Veen 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). Vander Veen is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Vander Veen sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Vander Veen’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 14834 (94th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to increase ...
- H.R. 14835 (94th): Historic Preservation Tax Act
- H.R. 13247 (94th): A bill to name a certain Federal building in Grand Rapids, Mich., ...
- H.R. 13061 (94th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to increase ...
- H.R. 13060 (94th): High Unemployment Area Tax Relief Act
- H.R. 11787 (94th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to increase ...
- H.R. 11321 (94th): An Act to suspend until July 1, 1978, the duty on certain ...
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From Jan 1973 to Oct 1976, Vander Veen missed 644 of 2,326 roll call votes, which is 27.7%. This is much worse than the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1976. 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