Our unique analysis of the bills Huddleston sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1984. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Huddleston is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Huddleston sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Agriculture and Food (21%) Immigration (14%) Private Legislation (13%) Energy (13%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Environmental Protection (11%) Taxation (9%) Economics and Public Finance (9%)
Some of Huddleston’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 3005 (98th): A bill to designate the Federal Building and United States Courthouse in ...
- S.Con.Res. 134 (98th): A concurrent resolution congratulating Mary T. Meagher for her accomplishments in the ...
- S.Res. 428 (98th): A resolution relative to the death of Representative Carl Perkins, of Kentucky.
- S.J.Res. 298 (98th): A joint resolution to proclaim the month of July 1984 as “National ...
- S. 2607 (98th): Anti-Hunger Act of 1984
- S.Con.Res. 99 (98th): A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that Federal bank regulatory ...
- S. 2256 (98th): A bill to exempt restaurant central kitchens from Federal inspection requirements.
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From Jan 1973 to Oct 1984, Huddleston missed 807 of 6,287 roll call votes, which is 12.8%. This is much worse than the median of 6.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1984. 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills