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Rep. Ronald Machtley

Former Representative from Rhode Island’s 1st District, Republican

Machtley, a Republican, was the representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district from 1989 to 1994.


Our unique analysis of the bills Machtley 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 1994. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Machtley is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Machtley sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (16%) Commerce (15%) Economics and Public Finance (15%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (14%) Taxation (12%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Health (8%) Finance and Financial Sector (8%)

Recent Bills

Some of Machtley’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1989 to Nov 1994, Machtley missed 142 of 2,958 roll call votes, which is 4.8%. This is worse than the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1994. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: