Our unique analysis of the bills Burlison 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 1980. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Burlison is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Burlison sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Burlison’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 7813 (96th): A bill to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to make payments to ...
- H.R. 7731 (96th): A bill terminating the restrictions imposed by the President on exports of ...
- H.R. 6305 (96th): A bill to authorize implementation of a flood control project at Sainte ...
- H.J.Res. 332 (96th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution to provide for ...
- H.J.Res. 308 (96th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution to provide for ...
- H.J.Res. 299 (96th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution to provide for ...
- H.R. 3544 (96th): A bill to prohibit the Secretary of Agriculture from prohibiting the use ...
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From Jan 1969 to Dec 1980, Burlison missed 243 of 6,259 roll call votes, which is 3.9%. This is better than the median of 8.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1980. 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