Our unique analysis of the bills Hartnett 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 1986. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hartnett is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Hartnett sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Private Legislation (26%) Immigration (15%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (15%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Social Welfare (7%) Taxation (7%) Government Operations and Politics (7%)
Some of Hartnett’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5648 (99th): A bill to provide for a waiver of certain requirements of title ...
- H.R. 5075 (99th): A bill to authorize the acquisition of certain real property located in ...
- H.R. 5063 (99th): A bill to amend the Tariff Schedules of the United States to ...
- H.Con.Res. 327 (99th): A concurrent resolution to recognize the visit by the descendants of the ...
- H.R. 3481 (99th): A bill to prohibit the importation into the customs territory of the ...
- H.Res. 245 (99th): A resolution urging the Postmaster General to issue a commemorative stamp in ...
- H.R. 2838 (99th): A bill for the relief of Siu Kee Tong and Yuan Kiang ...
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From Jan 1981 to Oct 1986, Hartnett missed 463 of 2,608 roll call votes, which is 17.8%. This is much worse than the median of 6.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1986. 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