Our unique analysis of the bills Bergland 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 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Bergland is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Bergland sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Agriculture and Food (46%) Social Welfare (14%) Housing and Community Development (11%) Native Americans (8%) Private Legislation (8%) Government Operations and Politics (6%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (5%)
Some of Bergland’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 15485 (94th): Sugar Supply Assurance Act
- H.R. 15059 (94th): A bill to amend the Emergency Livestock Credit Act of 1974.
- H.R. 14641 (94th): A bill to amend the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act.
- H.R. 14384 (94th): A bill to provide emergency assistance to livestock producers.
- H.R. 14179 (94th): A bill for the relief of Dae Sung Ra.
- H.R. 14153 (94th): A bill to amend the Railroad Retirement Act of 1974 to provide ...
- H.R. 13806 (94th): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ...
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From Jan 1971 to Jan 1977, Bergland missed 172 of 3,003 roll call votes, which is 5.7%. This is better than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 1977. 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