Our unique analysis of the bills Veysey 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 1974. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Veysey is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Veysey sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Private Legislation (17%) Health (13%) Agriculture and Food (13%) Labor and Employment (13%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%) Environmental Protection (11%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Social Welfare (8%)
Some of Veysey’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 17253 (93rd): A bill to provide for joint action by the executive and legislative ...
- H.R. 16518 (93rd): A bill to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to review as to ...
- H.Con.Res. 586 (93rd): Concurrent resolution calling for a domestic summit to develop unified plan of ...
- H.R. 16026 (93rd): A bill to authorize the President of the United States to present ...
- H.R. 15671 (93rd): Barrier-Free Transportation Act
- H.Con.Res. 552 (93rd): Concurrent resolution to establish a select joint committee to be known as ...
- H.Res. 1193 (93rd): Resolution to authorize the Committee on Government Operations to conduct an investigation ...
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From Jan 1971 to Dec 1974, Veysey missed 322 of 1,727 roll call votes, which is 18.6%. This is much worse than the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. 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:
- 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