Our unique analysis of the bills Stephens 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 1976. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Stephens is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Stephens sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Private Legislation (18%) Housing and Community Development (16%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (16%) Commerce (14%) Finance and Financial Sector (11%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (11%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Agriculture and Food (5%)
Some of Stephens’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 13470 (94th): A bill to establish the Frederick Law Olmsted Home and Office in ...
- H.R. 13348 (94th): Consumer Communications Reform Act
- H.R. 12530 (94th): A bill for the relief of Dean P. Currier.
- H.R. 9818 (94th): A bill to suspend sections 4, 6, and 7 of the Real ...
- H.R. 9411 (94th): A bill to provide for adjustments in the lands or interests therein ...
- H.R. 7939 (94th): A bill to amend section 5146 of the Revised Statutes with respect ...
- H.R. 7728 (94th): A bill to suspend until the close of October 31, 1975, the ...
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From Jan 1961 to Oct 1976, Stephens missed 1,059 of 4,786 roll call votes, which is 22.1%. This is much worse than the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1976. 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