Our unique analysis of the bills Johnston 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 1982. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Johnston is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Johnston sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Johnston’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Con.Res. 366 (97th): A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress that legislation should ...
- H.R. 5927 (97th): A bill to provide duty-free treatment with respect to certain industrial safety ...
- H.R. 5257 (97th): A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 relating ...
- H.R. 5258 (97th): A bill to amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 ...
- H.R. 5259 (97th): A bill to amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of ...
- H.R. 4049 (97th): A bill to amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 ...
- H.R. 3408 (97th): A bill to amend title 17 of the United States Code to ...
From Jan 1981 to Dec 1982, Johnston missed 95 of 812 roll call votes, which is 11.7%. This is worse than the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. 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:
- Congress-Legislators, a community project collecting election 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
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills