Our unique analysis of the bills Roth 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 1996. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Roth is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Roth sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (20%) International Affairs (15%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (14%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Commerce (12%) Labor and Employment (10%) Private Legislation (8%) Law (8%)
Some of Roth’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4226 (104th): To require approval of an application for compensation for the injuries of ...
- H.R. 4109 (104th): Export Programs Extension Act of 1996
- H.R. 3759 (104th): Exports, Jobs, and Growth Act of 1996
- H.R. 3407 (104th): Thrift Charter Merger Commission Act of 1996
- H.Res. 335 (104th): To congratulate the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League on ...
- H.R. 2579 (104th): United States National Tourism Organization Act of 1996
- H.R. 2325 (104th): Department of Trade Establishment Act
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From Jan 1979 to Sep 1996, Roth missed 468 of 9,121 roll call votes, which is 5.1%. This is worse than the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1996. 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills