Rep. David “Mac” Sweeney

Former Representative from Texas’s 14th District, Republican

Sweeney, a Republican, was the representative for Texas's 14th congressional district from 1985 to 1988.

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Sweeney 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 1988. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Sweeney is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Sweeney sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (20%) Social Welfare (13%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%) Finance and Financial Sector (13%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Water Resources Development (13%) Agriculture and Food (13%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1985 to Oct 1988, Sweeney missed 250 of 1,829 roll call votes, which is 13.7%. This is much worse than the median of 5.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1988. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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