Rep. William Clinger Jr.
Former Representative from Pennsylvania's 5th District
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Pennsylvania's 5th District
Pennsylvania's 23rd District
See Also: Bioguide
Clinger was a moderate Republican leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Clinger’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Clinger’s bills had a total of 479 cosponsors in the 104th Congress.
Use this chart to compare Clinger to other members of the House of Representatives in the 104th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Clinger’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 534 (104th): Recognizing and honoring the crew members of the U.S.S. Pittsburgh for their ...
- H.R. 3596 (104th): Oil Region National Heritage Area Act
- H.R. 3568 (104th): To designate 51.7 miles of the Clarion River, located in Pennsylvania, as ...
- H.R. 3450 (104th): To provide for modification of the State agreement under title II of ...
- H.R. 3078 (104th): Federal Agency Anti-Lobbying Act
- H.Res. 369 (104th): To provide to the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight special authorities ...
- H.R. 2937 (104th): For the reimbursement of legal expenses and related fees incurred by former ...
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From Jan 1979 to Sep 1996, Clinger missed 353 of 9,114 roll call votes, which is 3.9%. This is worse than the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1996. 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:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- 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
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills