Rep. Floyd Hicks

Former Representative from Washington’s 6th District, Democrat

Hicks, a Democrat, was the representative for Washington's 6th congressional district from 1965 to 1976.

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Hicks 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 1976. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hicks is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hicks sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Private Legislation (25%) Labor and Employment (24%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (20%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%) Health (7%) Social Welfare (4%) Government Operations and Politics (4%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (4%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1965 to Oct 1976, Hicks missed 221 of 4,315 roll call votes, which is 5.1%. This is better 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

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