Our unique analysis of the bills Flowers 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 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Flowers is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Flowers sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (35%) Private Legislation (24%) Law (13%) Taxation (11%) Agriculture and Food (4%) Armed Forces and National Security (4%) Economics and Public Finance (4%) Education (4%)
Some of Flowers’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.J.Res. 1102 (95th): A resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States ...
- H.R. 13677 (95th): Judicial Independence and Integrity Act
- H.R. 13588 (95th): A bill to change the name of the China Bluff Access Area ...
- H.R. 13482 (95th): A bill to change the name of the Gainsville Public Use Area ...
- H.R. 13304 (95th): A bill to amend the Federal Trade Commission Act and the Clayton ...
- H.R. 12520 (95th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, as amended, ...
- H.R. 10156 (95th): A bill for the relief of Chin-Pao Shao.
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From Jan 1969 to Oct 1978, Flowers missed 849 of 4,983 roll call votes, which is 17.0%. This is much worse than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. 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