Rep. James Mattox
Former Representative from Texas's 5th District
|Representative||Texas's 5th District|
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Mattox was a moderate Democratic follower according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Mattox’s time serving in the House of Representatives.
Use this chart to compare Mattox 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 Mattox’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6284 (97th): A bill to require the Secretary of Transportation to prescribe regulations prohibiting ...
- H.R. 3510 (97th): A bill for the relief of the Southern Methodist University School of ...
- H.Res. 39 (97th): A resolution to express the sense of the House of Representatives that ...
- H.Res. 40 (97th): A resolution for the relief of Robert Jayson, William Jayson and Jennie ...
- H.R. 1286 (97th): A bill for the relief of Robert Jayson, William Jayson, and Jennie ...
- H.R. 8199 (96th): Middle Income Wage Earner Tax Relief Act of 1980
- H.R. 8053 (96th): Alien Education Impact Aid Act of 1980
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From Jan 1977 to Dec 1982, Mattox missed 446 of 3,592 roll call votes, which is 12.4%. This is worse 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