Our unique analysis of the bills Gunter 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 1974. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Gunter is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Gunter sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (18%) Armed Forces and National Security (16%) Environmental Protection (15%) Agriculture and Food (13%) Energy (11%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (9%) Government Operations and Politics (7%)
Some of Gunter’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 17659 (93rd): Foreign Investment Regulatory Commission Act
- H.R. 16932 (93rd): Foreign Investment Regulatory Commission Act
- H.R. 16933 (93rd): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide ...
- H.R. 16713 (93rd): A bill making a supplemental appropriation for the Department of Health, Education, ...
- H.R. 16690 (93rd): A bill making a supplemental appropriation for the Department of Health, Education, ...
- H.R. 16440 (93rd): A bill making a supplemental appropriation for the Department of Health, Education, ...
- H.R. 16331 (93rd): A bill making a supplemental appropriation for the Department of Health, Education, ...
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From Jan 1973 to Dec 1974, Gunter missed 230 of 1,078 roll call votes, which is 21.3%. This is much worse than the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. 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