Our unique analysis of the bills Minshall 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). Minshall is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Minshall sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Minshall’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.J.Res. 1072 (93rd): Joint resolution to provide for the reappointment of Dr. Caryl P. Haskins ...
- H.J.Res. 1073 (93rd): Joint resolution to provide for reappointment of Dr. William A. M. Burden ...
- H.J.Res. 1074 (93rd): Joint Resolution to provide for the appointment of Dr. Murray GellMann as ...
- H.J.Res. 1001 (93rd): Joint resolution asking that the President of the United States declare the ...
- H.R. 14070 (93rd): Hemophilia Act
- H.R. 13781 (93rd): A bill to terminate the Airlines Mutual Aid Agreement.
- H.R. 12796 (93rd): A bill to amend the Shipping Act, 1916, in order to prohibit ...
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From Jan 1955 to Dec 1974, Minshall missed 694 of 4,035 roll call votes, which is 17.2%. This is much 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills