Our unique analysis of the bills Walsh 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). Walsh is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Walsh sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Transportation and Public Works (18%) Social Welfare (17%) Taxation (16%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) Education (7%) Economics and Public Finance (6%)
Some of Walsh’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 13736 (95th): A bill to provide that the price of unleaded gasoline may not ...
- H.R. 12579 (95th): A bill to amend the Public Buildings Act of 1959 in order ...
- H.R. 11210 (95th): A bill to require that Indian claims be disregarded when determining the ...
- H.R. 10747 (95th): A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to ...
- H.R. 10246 (95th): State of New York Indian Claims Act
- H.R. 9906 (95th): State of New York Aboriginal Claims Act
- H.R. 7759 (95th): A bill to prohibit the expenditure of Federal funds for the conversion ...
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From Jan 1973 to Oct 1978, Walsh missed 362 of 3,891 roll call votes, which is 9.3%. 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