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Rep. Harry “Steve” Bartlett

Former Representative for Texas’s 3rd District

Bartlett was the representative for Texas’s 3rd congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1983 to 1991.


Ideology–Leadership Chart

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 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.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Bartlett sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (25%) Social Welfare (25%) Labor and Employment (21%) Finance and Financial Sector (7%) Families (7%) Education (7%) Government Operations and Politics (7%)

Recently Introduced Bills

Bartlett recently introduced the following legislation:

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Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

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, major life events, and running for higher office.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: