Sawyer was a moderate Democratic follower according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Sawyer’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Sawyer’s bills had a total of 36 cosponsors in the 107th Congress.
Use this chart to compare Sawyer to other members of the House of Representatives in the 107th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Sawyer’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 2814 (107th): Interstate Transmission Act
- H.R. 2136 (107th): Confidential Information Protection Act
- H.R. 2135 (107th): Consumer Privacy Protection Act
- H.R. 1828 (107th): Unilateral Sanction Reporting Act
- H.Con.Res. 70 (107th): Expressing the sense of the Congress that the United States should develop, ...
- H.R. 3406 (106th): To require the President to report annually to the Congress on the ...
- H.R. 2786 (106th): Interstate Transmission Act
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From Jan 1987 to Nov 2002, Sawyer missed 101 of 8,634 roll call votes, which is 1.2%. This is better than the median of 2.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 2002. 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
- Congressional Pictorial Directory for the photo
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills