Our unique analysis of the bills Keating 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). Keating is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Keating sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (19%) Transportation and Public Works (19%) Armed Forces and National Security (17%) Crime and Law Enforcement (17%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Law (6%) Taxation (6%) Labor and Employment (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. 10638 (93rd): Natural Gas Supply Act
- H.R. 10635 (93rd): Independent Oil Marketers Supply Act
- H.R. 10636 (93rd): Mineral Leasing Act
- H.R. 10637 (93rd): Deepwater Port Facilities Act
View All » (including bills from previous years)
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.
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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