Rep. Jack Brooks

Former Representative from Texas’s 9th District

Democrat

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

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Brooks sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Brooks is shown as a purple triangle. (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 14,746 roll call votes, which is 9.7%. 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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