Our unique analysis of the bills Roncalio 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). Roncalio is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Roncalio sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Public Lands and Natural Resources (27%) Government Operations and Politics (18%) Energy (14%) Agriculture and Food (10%) Native Americans (10%) Transportation and Public Works (8%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%) Private Legislation (7%)
Some of Roncalio’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.J.Res. 1132 (95th): A resolution to authorize the President to issue a proclamation designating March, ...
- H.R. 14031 (95th): A bill to amend section 6(e)(2) of the Land and Water Conservation ...
- H.J.Res. 1114 (95th): A resolution to authorize the President to issue a proclamation designating March, ...
- H.R. 8471 (95th): An Act to authorize the Governor of the State of Wyoming to ...
- H.R. 13553 (95th): A bill to further amend the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 ...
- H.R. 13559 (95th): Energy Impact Assistance Act
- H.R. 13123 (95th): A bill authorizing title to certain reservation land to be taken in ...
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From Jan 1965 to Oct 1978, Roncalio missed 864 of 4,934 roll call votes, which is 17.5%. This is much 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills