Rep. George “Mickey” Leland

Former Representative from Texas's 18th District

Elected Positions

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

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Leland was a far-left Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Leland’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Leland’s bills had a total of 971 cosponsors in the 101st Congress.

Use this chart to compare Leland to other members of the House of Representatives in the 101st Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See 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 610 of 4,942 roll call votes, which is 12.3%. This is worse than the median of 4.6% 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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