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Rep. Craig Washington

Former Representative from Texas’s 18th District, Democrat

Washington, a Democrat, was the representative for Texas's 18th congressional district from 1989 to 1994.

Photo of Rep. Craig Washington [D-TX18, 1989-1994]


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)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Washington sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Crime and Law Enforcement (24%) Families (12%) Social Welfare (12%) Education (12%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (12%) Finance and Financial Sector (9%) Government Operations and Politics (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

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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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: