Rep. William Steiger

Former Representative from Wisconsin’s 6th District, Republican

Steiger, a Republican, was the representative for Wisconsin's 6th congressional district from 1967 to 1978.

Analysis

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)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

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%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

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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Primary Sources

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