Keating was the representative for Ohio’s 1st congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1971 to 1974.
Keating is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1974 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Keating sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. See full analysis methodology.
Keating sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (19%) Transportation and Public Works (19%) Crime and Law Enforcement (17%) Armed Forces and National Security (17%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Health (6%) Law (6%) Taxation (6%)
Some of Keating’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 12078 (93rd): A bill to improve the law in the District of Columbia with ...
- H.R. 11146 (93rd): Correctional Systems Improvement Act
- H.R. 10930 (93rd): A bill to repeal the Economic Stabilization Act of 1970.
- H.R. 10635 (93rd): Independent Oil Marketers Supply Act
- H.R. 10638 (93rd): Natural Gas Supply Act
- H.R. 10637 (93rd): Deepwater Port Facilities Act
- H.R. 10636 (93rd): Mineral Leasing Act
From Jan 1971 to Dec 1974, Keating missed 152 of 1,190 roll call votes, which is 12.8%. This is 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.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- 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
- GovInfo.gov, for sponsored bills