Our unique analysis of the bills Luken 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 1990. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Luken is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Luken sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Environmental Protection (30%) Transportation and Public Works (16%) Health (13%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Commerce (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%) Sports and Recreation (6%) Education (6%)
Some of Luken’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5827 (101st): To address immediate problems affecting environmental cleanup activities.
- H.R. 5372 (101st): Lead Pollution Prevention Act of 1990
- H.R. 5334 (101st): Asbestos School Hazard Abatement Reauthorization Act of 1990
- H.R. 5208 (101st): Equal Treatment for Cigarettes Act of 1990
- H.R. 5075 (101st): Amtrak Reauthorization and Improvement Act of 1990
- H.R. 4369 (101st): Tourism Policy and Export Promotion Act of 1990
- H.J.Res. 469 (101st): To designate October 6, 1990, as “German-American Day”.
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From Jan 1973 to Oct 1990, Luken missed 1,220 of 8,303 roll call votes, which is 14.7%. This is much worse than the median of 4.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1990. 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:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- 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