Our unique analysis of the bills Duncan 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 1980. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Duncan is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Duncan sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Labor and Employment (17%) Economics and Public Finance (17%) Water Resources Development (14%) Transportation and Public Works (14%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Private Legislation (10%) Taxation (7%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (7%)
Some of Duncan’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 8359 (96th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to exempt ...
- H.R. 8150 (96th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to exempt ...
- H.R. 7831 (96th): Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 1981
- H.R. 7309 (96th): A bill to designate the Federal Building in Portland, Oregon the “Edith ...
- H.R. 6572 (96th): A bill to amend the Colorado River Basin Project Act.
- H.R. 4440 (96th): Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 1980
- H.R. 2528 (96th): A bill for the relief of Renuka Pavla.
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From Jan 1963 to Dec 1980, Duncan missed 666 of 4,714 roll call votes, which is 14.1%. This is much worse than the median of 8.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1980. 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