Rep. William Richardson

Former Representative from New Mexico's 3rd District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1983-1997 Representative,
New Mexico's 3rd District

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Richardson was a moderate Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Richardson’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Richardson’s bills had a total of 235 cosponsors in the 104th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Richardson to other members of the House of Representatives in the 104th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Some of Richardson’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1983 to Feb 1997, Richardson missed 291 of 7,052 roll call votes, which is 4.1%. This is worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Feb 1997. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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