Rep. Charles “Charlie” Stenholm

Former Representative from Texas's 17th District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1979-2004 Representative,
Texas's 17th District

See Also: Stenholm's Official Website | OpenSecrets | Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Stenholm was a centrist Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Stenholm’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Stenholm’s bills had a total of 118 cosponsors in the 108th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Stenholm to other members of the House of Representatives in the 108th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1979 to Dec 2004, Stenholm missed 310 of 13,729 roll call votes, which is 2.3%. This is better than the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2004. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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