Rep. William Harsha

Former Representative from Ohio’s 6th District, Republican

Harsha, a Republican, was the representative for Ohio's 6th congressional district from 1961 to 1980.

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Harsha 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). Harsha is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Harsha sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (23%) Social Welfare (18%) Transportation and Public Works (15%) Agriculture and Food (13%) Taxation (10%) Labor and Employment (8%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (8%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%)

Recent Bills

Some of Harsha’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1961 to Dec 1980, Harsha missed 782 of 7,602 roll call votes, which is 10.3%. This is on par with 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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Primary Sources

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