Our unique analysis of the bills Robinson 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). Robinson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Robinson sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Robinson’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4602 (101st): Ouachita Mountains National Recreation Area Act
- H.R. 3235 (101st): To amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to provide financial assistance to ...
- H.J.Res. 284 (101st): To designate the week beginning April 8, 1990, as “National Telecommunicators Week”.
- H.R. 2130 (101st): To require that not less than 25 percent of amounts spent by ...
- H.R. 1953 (101st): Death Penalty Implementation Act of 1989
- H.R. 3902 (100th): A bill to specify the burden of proof in certain Federal civil ...
- H.R. 3572 (100th): A bill to direct the Secretary of the Army to modify the ...
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From Jan 1985 to Oct 1990, Robinson missed 208 of 2,733 roll call votes, which is 7.6%. This is worse than 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