Treen was the representative for Louisiana’s 3rd congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1973 to 1980.
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 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 from Jan 14, 1975 to Dec 13, 1980. See full analysis methodology.
Treen sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Treen’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5440 (96th): A bill to limit the jurisdiction of the courts of the United ...
- H.R. 5261 (96th): Illegal Alien Control Act of 1979
- H.R. 5179 (96th): A bill to amend Title IV of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands ...
- H.R. 5104 (96th): A bill to amend the National Labor Relations Act to provide that ...
- H.R. 5105 (96th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to exclude ...
- H.R. 4979 (96th): A bill to establish minimum periods of time for the issuance of ...
- H.R. 4978 (96th): A bill to establish minimum periods of time for the completion of ...
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.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- GovInfo.gov, for sponsored bills