Rep. Jack Brooks

Former Representative from Texas's 9th District

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1967-1994 Representative Texas's 9th District
1961-1966 Representative Texas's 2nd District
1959-1960 Representative Texas's 2nd District
1957-1958 Representative Texas's 2nd District
1953-1956 Representative Texas's 2nd District

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Brooks was a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Brooks’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Brooks’s bills had a total of 60 cosponsors in the 103rd Congress.

Use this chart to compare Brooks to other members of the House of Representatives in the 103rd 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 Brooks’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1953 to Nov 1994, Brooks missed 1,437 of 14,656 roll call votes, which is 9.8%. This is worse than the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1994. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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