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Rep. Frank Tejeda

Former Representative for Texas’s 28th District

Tejeda, a Democrat, was the representative for Texas’s 28th congressional district from 1993 to 1997.

Photo of Rep. Frank Tejeda [D-TX28, 1993-1997]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Tejeda is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1996 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 Tejeda sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Tejeda was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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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

Tejeda sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (47%) Education (27%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (13%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1993 to Jan 1997, Tejeda missed 71 of 2,463 roll call votes, which is 2.9%. This is on par with the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 1997. 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: