Our unique analysis of the bills Ketchum 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 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Ketchum is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Ketchum sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Ketchum’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 13058 (95th): Abandoned Bank Accounts Act
- H.R. 12491 (95th): Social Security Financing Amendments
- H.R. 12368 (95th): Social Security Financing Amendments
- H.Res. 1146 (95th): A resolution to amend the rules of the House.
- H.R. 11451 (95th): A bill to establish the true location of a portion of northerly ...
- H.R. 11304 (95th): Social Security Financing Amendments
- H.Res. 927 (95th): A resolution in opposition to reorganization of the field and nursing offices ...
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From Jan 1973 to Jun 1978, Ketchum missed 303 of 3,483 roll call votes, which is 8.7%. This is on par with the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jun 1978. 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