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Rep. Felix Hébert

Former Representative for Louisiana’s 1st District

Hébert, a Democrat, was the representative for Louisiana's 1st congressional district from 1941 to 1976.

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Hébert is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1976 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 Hébert sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Hébert was the primary sponsor of 15 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hébert sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (64%) Government Operations and Politics (12%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1941 to Oct 1976, Hébert missed 2,700 of 6,612 roll call votes, which is 40.8%. This is much worse than the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1976. 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: