Our unique analysis of the bills Rees 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 1976. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Rees is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Rees sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Private Legislation (27%) Finance and Financial Sector (14%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Labor and Employment (11%) International Affairs (10%) Taxation (8%) Housing and Community Development (5%)
Some of Rees’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 15861 (94th): A bill for the relief of Doctor Wen Pin Chang.
- H.R. 14960 (94th): District of Columbia Retirement Reform Act
- H.J.Res. 982 (94th): Joint resolution directing the President through the Secretary of the Treasury to ...
- H.R. 14318 (94th): Foreign Investment in the United States Act
- H.R. 14317 (94th): A bill to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to impose ...
- H.R. 13955 (94th): An Act to provide for amendment of the Bretton Woods Agreements Act, ...
- H.R. 13873 (94th): A bill to establish procedures for settling disputes involving compensation and other ...
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From Jan 1966 to Oct 1976, Rees missed 678 of 4,114 roll call votes, which is 16.5%. This is much worse than the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1976. 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