Our unique analysis of the bills Sarasin 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 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Sarasin is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Sarasin sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Labor and Employment (34%) Private Legislation (14%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Transportation and Public Works (11%) Environmental Protection (8%) Families (7%) Taxation (7%) Social Welfare (7%)
Some of Sarasin’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 14136 (95th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide ...
- H.Con.Res. 678 (95th): A resolution expressing the sense of Congress with respect to the Baltic ...
- H.R. 10359 (95th): National Product Liability Act
- H.R. 9458 (95th): National Product Liability Act
- H.R. 8894 (95th): Farm Labor Contractor Registration Act Amendments
- H.R. 8668 (95th): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act with ...
- H.R. 8669 (95th): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act with ...
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From Jan 1973 to Oct 1978, Sarasin missed 537 of 3,891 roll call votes, which is 13.8%. This is worse than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. 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