Our unique analysis of the bills Tauke 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). Tauke is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Tauke was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
- H.R. 4920 (97th): A bill to designate the Department of Commerce Building in Washington, the District of Columbia, as the “Herbert Clark Hoover Department of Commerce Building”.
We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).
Tauke sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Tauke’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5916 (101st): To require the President of the United States to use the Strategic ...
- H.R. 5824 (101st): To authorize States to regulate certain solid waste.
- H.R. 5701 (101st): To amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act and the Export Administration ...
- H.Con.Res. 364 (101st): Expressing the sense of Congress concerning a drawdown of the Strategic Petroleum ...
- H.R. 5222 (101st): Restitution Enhancement and Personal Accountability Act of 1990
- H.Res. 421 (101st): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Saturday mail service ...
- H.R. 5102 (101st): To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to permit the Federal Communications ...
From Jan 1979 to Oct 1990, Tauke missed 222 of 5,727 roll call votes, which is 3.9%. This is on par with 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