Our unique analysis of the bills McKinney 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 1988. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). McKinney is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
McKinney sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (17%) Health (17%) Private Legislation (15%) Labor and Employment (12%) Housing and Community Development (10%) Immigration (10%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Social Welfare (10%)
Some of McKinney’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 2265 (100th): Amerasian Immigration Amendments of 1987
- H.R. 2180 (100th): A bill for the relief of Ivan Lendl.
- H.R. 1916 (100th): A bill for the relief of Bernard E. Teichgraeber; estate of Barbara ...
- H.R. 1806 (100th): A bill to repeal the special treatment provided by the Tax Reform ...
- H.R. 1698 (100th): Housing and Community Development Act of 1987
- H.R. 1599 (100th): Product Liability Reform Act of 1987
- H.R. 1178 (100th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose ...
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From Jan 1971 to May 1987, McKinney missed 1,469 of 8,512 roll call votes, which is 17.3%. This is much worse than the median of 5.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in May 1987. 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