Our unique analysis of the bills Risenhoover 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). Risenhoover is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Risenhoover sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (20%) Native Americans (18%) Water Resources Development (15%) Social Welfare (12%) Armed Forces and National Security (10%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) Agriculture and Food (8%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%)
Some of Risenhoover’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.J.Res. 1135 (95th): A resolution to change the name of Oologah Lake in the State ...
- H.J.Res. 1134 (95th): A resolution to change the name of Copan Dam and Lake in ...
- H.R. 13256 (95th): Tax Reduction Act
- H.R. 12406 (95th): Rural Safe Drinking Water Assistance Act
- H.R. 12131 (95th): Rural Safe Drinking Water Assistance Act
- H.R. 11894 (95th): A bill to amend certain laws relating to the Osage Tribe of ...
- H.R. 11534 (95th): A bill to amend the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 to ...
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From Jan 1975 to Oct 1978, Risenhoover missed 583 of 2,813 roll call votes, which is 20.7%. 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
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills