Our unique analysis of the bills Steele 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). Steele is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Steele sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Emergency Management (30%) Education (16%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (12%) Transportation and Public Works (10%) International Affairs (9%) Health (8%) Housing and Community Development (7%) Families (7%)
Some of Steele’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 17249 (93rd): Home Purchase Assistance Act
- H.R. 17248 (93rd): Home Purchase Assistance Act
- H.R. 17015 (93rd): Education for Exceptional Children Act
- H.R. 17014 (93rd): Home Purchase Assistance Act
- H.R. 16845 (93rd): Public Utility Tax Act
- H.Con.Res. 644 (93rd): Concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress regarding Presidential pardons in the ...
- H.R. 16768 (93rd): Education for Exceptional Children Act
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From Nov 1970 to Dec 1974, Steele missed 299 of 1,798 roll call votes, which is 16.6%. 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