Rep. Royden Dyson
Former Representative from Maryland's 1st District
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Maryland's 1st District
See Also: Bioguide
Dyson was a centrist Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Dyson’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Dyson’s bills had a total of 120 cosponsors in the 101st Congress.
Use this chart to compare Dyson to other members of the House of Representatives in the 101st Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Dyson’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5858 (101st): Chesapeake Bay Restoration Act of 1990
- H.R. 5244 (101st): Rural Law Enforcement Drug Act of 1990
- H.R. 5168 (101st): To authorize fishery documentation for the vessel Paula Sue.
- H.R. 5167 (101st): To authorize coastwise and Great Lakes documentation for the vessel Playpen.
- H.R. 4738 (101st): Nontidal Wetlands Protection Act of 1990
- H.R. 4283 (101st): Panama Canal Commission Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1991
- H.R. 4282 (101st): To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971, the Internal Revenue ...
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From Jan 1981 to Oct 1990, Dyson missed 179 of 4,444 roll call votes, which is 4.0%. This is better than the median of 4.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1990. 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
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills