Our unique analysis of the bills McEwen 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). McEwen is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
McEwen sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Sports and Recreation (33%) Government Operations and Politics (27%) Social Welfare (7%) Labor and Employment (7%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (7%) Transportation and Public Works (7%) Law (7%)
Some of McEwen’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5910 (96th): Motor Carrier Energy Conservation and Regulatory Reform Act of 1979
- H.J.Res. 236 (96th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United ...
- H.J.Res. 237 (96th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United ...
- H.R. 13456 (95th): A bill to provide for the striking of national medals to commemorate ...
- H.R. 13263 (95th): A bill to provide for the striking of national medals to commemorate ...
- H.R. 13174 (95th): A bill to provide for the striking of national metals to commemorate ...
- H.R. 12783 (95th): A bill to provide for the striking of national medals by the ...
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From Jan 1965 to Dec 1980, McEwen missed 1,240 of 7,131 roll call votes, which is 17.4%. 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