Rep. George “Mickey” Leland (D)

Former Representative from Texas’s 18th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1979-1989 Representative Texas's 18th District
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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Leland 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 1990. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Leland is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1979 to Aug 1989, Leland missed 694 of 5,030 roll call votes, which is 13.8%. This is much worse than the median of 4.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 1989. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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