Our unique analysis of the bills Mathias 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). Mathias is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Mathias sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Public Lands and Natural Resources (23%) Sports and Recreation (18%) Government Operations and Politics (18%) Private Legislation (14%) Agriculture and Food (9%) Labor and Employment (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%)
Some of Mathias’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 17009 (93rd): A bill to amend title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 ...
- H.R. 16562 (93rd): A bill to amend title 17 of the United States Code to ...
- H.Res. 1346 (93rd): Resolution to urge the full utilization of federally owned public facilities in ...
- H.Res. 1347 (93rd): Resolution to urge the full utilization of federally owned public facilities.
- H.Con.Res. 595 (93rd): Concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that Richard M. Nixon not ...
- H.R. 16023 (93rd): A bill for the relief of Wesley P. Kliewer and Lois P. ...
- H.R. 16011 (93rd): Federal Election Campaign Reform Act
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From Jan 1967 to Dec 1974, Mathias missed 501 of 2,648 roll call votes, which is 18.9%. This is much 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