Our unique analysis of the bills Steiger 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 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Steiger is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Steiger sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (26%) Government Operations and Politics (17%) Labor and Employment (14%) Agriculture and Food (13%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (10%) Housing and Community Development (9%) Social Welfare (6%) Private Legislation (5%)
Some of Steiger’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 14286 (95th): Government Accountability Act
- H.R. 14009 (95th): Government Accountability Act
- H.R. 13897 (95th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide ...
- H.R. 13885 (95th): Government Accountability Act
- H.R. 13730 (95th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to clarify ...
- H.R. 13723 (95th): Government Accountability Act
- H.R. 13672 (95th): A bill to suspend the duty on freight cars until the close ...
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From Jan 1967 to Oct 1978, Steiger missed 464 of 5,461 roll call votes, which is 8.5%. This is on par with the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. 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