Veysey is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1974 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 Veysey sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. See full 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%) Energy (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 ...
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.
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