Our unique analysis of the bills Walker 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 1996. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Walker is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Walker sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (18%) Science, Technology, Communications (14%) Environmental Protection (14%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (13%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Commerce (10%) Labor and Employment (10%) Taxation (9%)
Some of Walker’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4138 (104th): Hydrogen Future Act of 1996
- H.Con.Res. 211 (104th): Directing the Clerk of the House of Representatives to make a technical ...
- H.R. 3952 (104th): To clarify that certain components of certain scientific instruments and apparatus shall ...
- H.R. 3951 (104th): To permit duty-free treatment for certain structures, parts, and components used in ...
- H.R. 4013 (104th): To amend section 2118 of the Energy Policy Act of 1992 to ...
- H.R. 3936 (104th): Space Commercialization Promotion Act of 1996
- H.J.Res. 181 (104th): Disapproving the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (most-favored-nation treatment) to the products of ...
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From Jan 1977 to Sep 1996, Walker missed 260 of 10,661 roll call votes, which is 2.4%. This is on par with the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1996. 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:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills