Our unique analysis of the bills Watts 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 2002. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Watts is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Watts sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (17%) Economics and Public Finance (17%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (13%) Social Welfare (12%) Commerce (12%) Taxation (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Finance and Financial Sector (9%)
Some of Watts’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Con.Res. 510 (107th): Commending the Minority Business Development Agency for its history of achievement in ...
- H.R. 5567 (107th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code to modify eligibility criteria for certain ...
- H.R. 5566 (107th): American Community Renewal Act of 2002
- H.Res. 573 (107th): Providing that development assistance by the United States to foreign countries should ...
- H.Res. 523 (107th): Recognizing the contributions of historically Black colleges and universities.
- H.Res. 487 (107th): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that General Benjamin O. ...
- H.Res. 445 (107th): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with regard to the ...
From Jan 1995 to Nov 2002, Watts missed 254 of 4,722 roll call votes, which is 5.4%. This is worse than the median of 2.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 2002. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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