Rep. Alan Steelman

Former Representative from Texas’s 5th District, Republican

Steelman, a Republican, was the representative for Texas's 5th congressional district from 1973 to 1976.

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Steelman 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 1976. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Steelman is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Steelman sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (38%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (24%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Health (8%) Social Welfare (7%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (5%) Law (4%)

Recent Bills

Some of Steelman’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1973 to Oct 1976, Steelman missed 560 of 2,351 roll call votes, which is 23.8%. This is much worse than the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1976. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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