Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1985
Rep. Jack Hightower [D-TX13, 1975-1984] leaves office as Representative for Texas's 13th congressional district.
Former Representative from Texas’s 13th District, Democrat
Hightower, a Democrat, was the representative for Texas's 13th congressional district from 1975 to 1984.
Our unique analysis of the bills Hightower 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 1984. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hightower is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Hightower sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Hightower’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1975 to Oct 1984, Hightower missed 389 of 5,807 roll call votes, which is 6.7%. This is on par with the median of 7.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1984. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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