Kindness was a far-right Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Kindness’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Kindness’s bills had a total of 263 cosponsors in the 99th Congress.
Use this chart to compare Kindness to other members of the House of Representatives in the 99th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Kindness’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5503 (99th): Prompt Payment Amendments of 1986
- H.R. 5462 (99th): A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to ...
- H.R. 5304 (99th): Fairness in Competition Act of 1986
- H.R. 4770 (99th): Federal Tort Claims Reform Act of 1986
- H.R. 4257 (99th): A bill to extend, at reduced level, the authorization of appropriations for ...
- H.J.Res. 506 (99th): A joint resolution to designate the week of July 7, 1986, as ...
- H.R. 4081 (99th): A bill for the relief of Joseph W. Newman.
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From Jan 1975 to Oct 1986, Kindness missed 497 of 6,642 roll call votes, which is 7.5%. This is worse than the median of 5.8% 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
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills