Our unique analysis of the bills Gradison 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 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Gradison is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Gradison sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Foreign Trade and International Finance (37%) Health (13%) Taxation (11%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Social Welfare (9%) Labor and Employment (9%) Finance and Financial Sector (7%) Economics and Public Finance (4%)
Some of Gradison’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6171 (102nd): Action Now Health Care Reform Act of 1992
- H.R. 5664 (102nd): Federal Grants for State and Local “GI Bills” for Children
- H.R. 5586 (102nd): To promote safety and health in workplaces owned, operated, or under contract ...
- H.R. 2948 (102nd): Foreign Income Tax Reform Act of 1991
- H.R. 2805 (102nd): To extend the terms of the olestra patents, and for other purposes.
- H.R. 1865 (102nd): To suspend temporarily the duty on certain chemicals.
- H.R. 1798 (102nd): To extend until January 1, 1995, the existing suspension of duty on ...
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From Jan 1975 to Jan 1993, Gradison missed 386 of 9,483 roll call votes, which is 4.1%. This is on par with the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 1993. 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:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- 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