Our unique analysis of the bills Dannemeyer 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 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Dannemeyer is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Dannemeyer was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:
- H.J.Res. 526 (99th): A joint resolution to designate the week of May 25, 1986, through May 31, 1986, as Critical Care Week.
- H.J.Res. 383 (98th): A joint resolution to designate the week beginning November 6, 1983, as “Florence Crittenton Mission Week”.
We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).
Dannemeyer sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (21%) Health (15%) Finance and Financial Sector (15%) Taxation (12%) Environmental Protection (12%) Private Legislation (9%) Agriculture and Food (9%) Social Welfare (9%)
Some of Dannemeyer’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 547 (102nd): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that a Presidential commission ...
- H.Res. 528 (102nd): Providing for the consideration of the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 240) proposing ...
- H.R. 5668 (102nd): To eliminate the recent 25 percent pay increase for Members of Congress ...
- H.R. 5561 (102nd): Health Freedom Act of 1992
- H.R. 5218 (102nd): Women and Children First Act of 1992
- H.R. 5031 (102nd): For the relief of Wayne J. Phillips.
- H.R. 4993 (102nd): Americans with Disabilities Amendments of 1992
From Jan 1979 to Oct 1992, Dannemeyer missed 457 of 6,659 roll call votes, which is 6.9%. This is worse than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. 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
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- 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