Our unique analysis of the bills Holden 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 2013. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Holden is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Holden was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 2564 (105th): To designate the United States Post Office located at 450 North Centre Street in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, as the “Peter J. McCloskey Postal Facility”.
- H.R. 3197 (103rd): To redesignate the Post Office building located at 13th and Rockland Streets in Reading, Pennsylvania, as the “Gus Yatron Federal Postal Facility”.
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).
Holden sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Crime and Law Enforcement (18%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (18%) Armed Forces and National Security (18%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Agriculture and Food (9%) Social Welfare (6%) Commerce (6%)
Some of Holden’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 3713 (112th): Equitable Treatment for the Living Victims of Lockerbie Act
- H.R. 3385 (112th): To amend title 10, United States Code, to establish a combat badge ...
- H.R. 6341 (111th): To establish a loan program to promote energy conservation in rural areas.
- H.R. 6342 (111th): To establish pilot projects for agriculture renewable energy systems.
- H.R. 6035 (111th): Foreign Oil Displacement Act of 2010
- H.R. 5509 (111th): Chesapeake Bay Program Reauthorization and Improvement Act
- H.R. 5245 (111th): Safe Highway Markings Act of 2010
From Jan 1993 to Jan 2013, Holden missed 404 of 13,431 roll call votes, which is 3.0%. This is on par with the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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