Hall was the representative for Illinois’s 15th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1975 to 1976.
Hall is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1976 positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Hall sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 1973 to Oct 1, 1976. See full analysis methodology.
Hall sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Hall’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 14826 (94th): A bill to repeal titles XV and XVI of the Public Health ...
- H.R. 13946 (94th): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ...
- H.R. 13813 (94th): Consumer Communications Reform Act
- H.R. 11691 (94th): A bill to amend the National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities ...
- H.R. 10653 (94th): A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act so ...
- H.R. 10441 (94th): Food Stamp Reform Act
- H.R. 7912 (94th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to increase ...
From Jan 1975 to Oct 1976, Hall missed 32 of 1,273 roll call votes, which is 2.5%. This is better than the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1976. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- 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
- GovInfo.gov, for sponsored bills