Rep. Jack Fields Jr.

Former Representative from Texas's 8th District

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1981-1996 Representative Texas's 8th District

See Also: Bioguide

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Sponsorship Analysis

Fields was a far-right Republican leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Fields’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Fields’s bills had a total of 286 cosponsors in the 104th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Fields to other members of the House of Representatives in the 104th Congress on leadership and ideology.

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Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Jan 1981 to Sep 1996, Fields missed 538 of 7,840 roll call votes, which is 6.9%. This is worse than the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1996. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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