Rep. James Jones
Former Representative from Oklahoma's 1st District
|Representative||Oklahoma's 1st District|
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Jones was a moderate Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Jones’s time serving in the House of Representatives.
Use this chart to compare Jones to other members of the House of Representatives in the 99th 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 Jones’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5421 (99th): A bill to suspend for a 3-year period the duty on certain ...
- H.R. 5212 (99th): A bill to amend part A of title IV of the Social ...
- H.R. 5050 (99th): Social Security Administrative and Investment Reform Act of 1986
- H.R. 4788 (99th): Rural Health Care Improvement Act of 1986
- H.R. 4626 (99th): Farm Credit Assistance Act of 1986
- H.R. 4564 (99th): Secure Energy Supply Act of 1986
- H.R. 4147 (99th): A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act and ...
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From Jan 1973 to Oct 1986, Jones missed 518 of 7,735 roll call votes, which is 6.7%. This is worse than the median of 5.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1986. 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