Our unique analysis of the bills Luther 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 2002. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Luther is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Luther sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (31%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Health (12%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Commerce (10%) Social Welfare (8%) Transportation and Public Works (8%) Science, Technology, Communications (6%)
Some of Luther’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5623 (107th): To provide for prioritization of transportation of nuclear waste from utilities to ...
- H.R. 5124 (107th): Darlene’s Law
- H.R. 3835 (107th): To provide for equitable reimbursement rates under the Medicare Program for thin ...
- H.R. 126 (107th): Trident II (D-5) Missile Production Limitation Act
- H.R. 125 (107th): Help Equip Local Police Act
- H.R. 128 (107th): Same Day Voter Registration Act of 2001
- H.R. 127 (107th): To limit the total number of political appointees in the executive branch ...
From Jan 1995 to Nov 2002, Luther missed 116 of 4,737 roll call votes, which is 2.4%. This is on par with the median of 2.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 2002. 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: