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Rep. David Treen

Former Representative for Louisiana’s 3rd District

Treen, a Republican, was the representative for Louisiana's 3rd congressional district from 1973 to 1980.

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Treen is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1980 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Treen sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Treen sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Social Welfare (20%) Families (15%) Law (13%) Education (13%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Environmental Protection (10%) Taxation (10%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1973 to Mar 1980, Treen missed 827 of 4,674 roll call votes, which is 17.7%. This is much worse than the median of 8.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1980. 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: