Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1995
Rep. Craig Washington [D-TX18, 1989-1994] leaves office as Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Texas’s 18th District, Democrat
Washington, a Democrat, was the representative for Texas's 18th congressional district from 1989 to 1994.
Our unique analysis of the bills Washington 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 1994. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Washington is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Washington sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Crime and Law Enforcement (24%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (12%) Families (12%) Social Welfare (12%) Education (12%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Finance and Financial Sector (9%)
Some of Washington’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1990 to Nov 1994, Washington missed 869 of 2,589 roll call votes, which is 33.6%. This is much worse than the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1994. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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