Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1995
Rep. Ronald Machtley [R-RI1, 1989-1994] leaves office as Representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district.
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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)
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%)
Some of Machtley’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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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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