Our unique analysis of the bills Roy 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). Roy is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Roy sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Agriculture and Food (20%) Health (16%) Taxation (13%) Private Legislation (13%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Transportation and Public Works (11%) Education (9%) Finance and Financial Sector (7%)
Some of Roy’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 17221 (93rd): A bill for the relief of Ulis S. Anderson.
- H.R. 17086 (93rd): A bill to prohibit the Federal Energy Administration from imposing any tax ...
- H.R. 16631 (93rd): A bill for the relief of Richard G. Noll.
- H.R. 16137 (93rd): A bill to provide for a mandatory balanced budget, automatic tax bracket ...
- H.R. 15739 (93rd): A bill to amend section 1302 of the Health Maintenance Organization Act ...
- H.R. 15600 (93rd): A bill to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to conduct a cost ...
- H.R. 15401 (93rd): A bill to provide for adequate reserves of certain agricultural commodities, and ...
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From Jan 1971 to Dec 1974, Roy missed 204 of 1,727 roll call votes, which is 11.8%. This is on par with 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
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills