Simmons was a rank-and-file Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Simmons’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Simmons’s bills had a total of 375 cosponsors in the 109th Congress.
Use this chart to compare Simmons to other members of the House of Representatives in the 109th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Simmons’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6017 (109th): War on Terror Wounded Heroes’ Bill of Rights Act
- H.R. 6018 (109th): To provide temporary duty reductions for certain cotton fabrics, and for other ...
- H.R. 5885 (109th): Eightmile Wild and Scenic River Act
- H.R. 5752 (109th): Mentoring Matches for Youth Act of 2006
- H.Con.Res. 444 (109th): Extending the appreciation of Congress and the Nation to the Department of ...
- H.R. 5160 (109th): Long Island Sound Stewardship Act of 2006
- H.Res. 768 (109th): Congratulating Geno Auriemma, the University of Connecticut women’s basketball head coach, upon ...
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From Jan 2001 to Dec 2006, Simmons missed 102 of 3,431 roll call votes, which is 3.0%. This is worse than the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2006. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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