Sen. Jacob Hecht

Former Senator from Nevada, Republican

Hecht, a Republican, was a senator from Nevada from 1983 to 1988.



Our unique analysis of the bills Hecht sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1988. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hecht is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hecht sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (28%) Environmental Protection (21%) Energy (14%) Taxation (10%) Social Welfare (10%) Transportation and Public Works (7%) Native Americans (5%) Health (5%)

Recent Bills

Some of Hecht’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Feb 1983 to Oct 1988, Hecht missed 99 of 2,201 roll call votes, which is 4.5%. This is on par with the median of 5.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1988. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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