Our unique analysis of the bills Tiernan 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). Tiernan is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Tiernan sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Transportation and Public Works (18%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Social Welfare (13%) Taxation (12%) Energy (12%) Armed Forces and National Security (10%) Environmental Protection (9%) Labor and Employment (9%)
Some of Tiernan’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 17252 (93rd): A bill to direct the National Bureau of Standards to prepare building ...
- H.R. 16807 (93rd): Internal Revenue Commission Act
- H.R. 16516 (93rd): Internal Revenue Commission Act
- H.R. 16531 (93rd): A bill to amend the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 to provide ...
- H.R. 16517 (93rd): Internal Revenue Commission Act
- H.R. 16490 (93rd): A bill to amend title 38 of the United States Code in ...
- H.R. 16449 (93rd): A bill to establish a fuel stamp program which will provide fuel ...
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From Apr 1967 to Dec 1974, Tiernan missed 306 of 2,608 roll call votes, which is 11.7%. This is on par with 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