Our unique analysis of the bills Gray 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). Gray is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Gray sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
International Affairs (20%) Economics and Public Finance (18%) Taxation (14%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Finance and Financial Sector (10%) Government Operations and Politics (8%) Labor and Employment (8%) Health (8%)
Some of Gray’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Con.Res. 135 (102nd): Recognizing the importance of the mission of financial services associations.
- H.Con.Res. 117 (102nd): Recognizing the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the American Financial Services ...
- H.R. 1669 (102nd): Urban Schools of America (USA) Act of 1991
- H.J.Res. 682 (101st): Waiving certain enrollment requirements with respect to any reconciliation bill, appropriation bill, ...
- H.Con.Res. 360 (101st): Providing for an adjournment of the House from the legislative day of ...
- H.R. 4284 (101st): To reduce the amount of obligation authority available to certain States for ...
- H.Con.Res. 207 (101st): Concerning U.S. foreign assistance to Somalia.
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From Jan 1979 to Aug 1991, Gray missed 763 of 5,979 roll call votes, which is 12.8%. This is much worse than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 1991. 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
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills