Shamansky was the representative for Ohio’s 12th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1981 to 1982.
Shamansky is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1982 positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Shamansky sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 4, 1977 to Dec 21, 1982. See full analysis methodology.
Shamansky sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Private Legislation (44%) Immigration (33%) Social Welfare (22%)
Recently Introduced Bills
Shamansky recently introduced the following legislation:
- H.R. 7249 (97th): Time-Shares Sales Full Disclosure Act
- H.R. 5987 (97th): Social Security Trust Funds Improvement Act of 1982
- H.R. 5880 (97th): Automobile Research Competition Act
- H.R. 5572 (97th): A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to require the …
- H.R. 5423 (97th): A bill to amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act to terminate the authority …
- H.R. 4443 (97th): A bill to amend the Social Security Act to provide for improved …
- H.R. 4277 (97th): A bill to make the exclusion of amounts received under a qualified …
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Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.
From Jan 1981 to Dec 1982, Shamansky missed 37 of 812 roll call votes, which is 4.6%. This is better than the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- 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
- GovInfo.gov, for sponsored bills