Rep. Sam Steiger

Former Representative from Arizona’s 3rd District, Republican

Steiger, a Republican, was the representative for Arizona's 3rd congressional district from 1967 to 1976.

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Steiger 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 1976. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Steiger is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Steiger sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Native Americans (29%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (24%) Private Legislation (13%) Government Operations and Politics (7%) Water Resources Development (7%) Crime and Law Enforcement (7%) Labor and Employment (7%) Sports and Recreation (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1967 to Oct 1976, Steiger missed 790 of 3,921 roll call votes, which is 20.1%. This is much worse than the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1976. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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