Rep. Henry González [D]

Former Representative from Texas’s 20th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1961-1998 Representative Texas's 20th District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills González 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 1998. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). González is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

González sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Finance and Financial Sector (21%) Government Operations and Politics (18%) Crime and Law Enforcement (12%) Law (11%) Housing and Community Development (11%) Commerce (10%) Labor and Employment (9%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1962 to Dec 1998, González missed 1,169 of 16,517 roll call votes, which is 7.1%. This is much worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1998. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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