Bartlett was the representative for Texas’s 3rd congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1983 to 1991.
Bartlett is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1990 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 Bartlett sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 27, 1990. See full analysis methodology.
Bartlett sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Bartlett’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5460 (101st): Drug-Free Cities Act of 1990
- H.R. 4889 (101st): Fair Employment Reform and Consolidation Act of 1990
- H.R. 4755 (101st): SSI Independence Act for Disabled Americans
- H.R. 4613 (101st): Urban Homesteading and Bulk Sales Act
- H.R. 3820 (101st): Community Reinvestment Improvement Act of 1990
- H.R. 3697 (101st): Access to Education Act of 1989
- H.R. 3451 (101st): To amend the Employee Polygraph Protection Act of 1988 to prescribe conditions ...
From Jan 1983 to Mar 1991, Bartlett missed 102 of 3,675 roll call votes, which is 2.8%. This is better than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1991. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- GovInfo.gov, for sponsored bills