Rep. James Collins
Former Representative from Texas's 3rd District
|Representative||Texas's 3rd District|
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Collins was a far-right Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Collins’s time serving in the House of Representatives.
Use this chart to compare Collins to other members of the House of Representatives in the 97th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Bill Sponsorship & Cosponsorship
Some of Collins’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6958 (97th): A bill to amend title 18 of the United States Code to ...
- H.R. 6817 (97th): Pharmacy Protection and Violent Offender Control Act of 1982
- H.R. 6738 (97th): A bill to amend the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 ...
- H.R. 6413 (97th): A bill to place a moratorium on activity of the Federal Trade ...
- H.J.Res. 483 (97th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution altering Congressional budget ...
- H.R. 6134 (97th): A bill to repeal the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935, ...
- H.R. 5923 (97th): Energy Information Administration Amendments of 1981
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From Sep 1968 to Dec 1982, Collins missed 361 of 7,084 roll call votes, which is 5.1%. This is better than the median of 7.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. 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
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills