Rep. Jack Hightower
Former Representative from Texas's 13th District
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Texas's 13th District
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Hightower was a centrist Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Hightower’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Hightower’s bills had a total of 0 cosponsors in the 98th Congress.
Use this chart to compare Hightower to other members of the House of Representatives in the 98th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Hightower’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4369 (98th): A bill for the relief of Dorothy Nell Williams.
- H.R. 4315 (98th): A bill for the relief of Louis C. Stas.
- H.R. 3598 (98th): A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Army, acting through the ...
- H.R. 6494 (97th): A bill to provide that the area of Canyon, in the State ...
- H.R. 6495 (97th): A bill to provide for the consideration of certain applications for rural ...
- H.R. 3962 (97th): A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to restrict ...
- H.R. 318 (97th): Child Care Agency Tax Amendments of 1981
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From Jan 1975 to Oct 1984, Hightower missed 378 of 5,782 roll call votes, which is 6.5%. This is better than the median of 6.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1984. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills