Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1997
Rep. William Orton [D-UT3, 1991-1996] leaves office as Representative for Utah's 3rd congressional district.
Former Representative from Utah’s 3rd District, Democrat
Orton, a Democrat, was the representative for Utah's 3rd congressional district from 1991 to 1996.
Our unique analysis of the bills Orton 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 1996. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Orton is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Orton sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (21%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Housing and Community Development (13%) Taxation (12%) Law (11%) Finance and Financial Sector (10%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (10%) Families (8%)
Some of Orton’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1991 to Sep 1996, Orton missed 69 of 3,394 roll call votes, which is 2.0%. This is on par with the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1996. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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