Sen. Jacob Hecht
Former Senator from Nevada
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See Also: Bioguide
Hecht was a lonley far-right Republican follower according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Hecht’s time serving in the Senate. Hecht’s bills had a total of 94 cosponsors in the 100th Congress.
Use this chart to compare Hecht to other members of the Senate in the 100th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Hecht’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 2905 (100th): A bill to authorize the exchange of certain public lands in California ...
- S. 2874 (100th): Wetland Enhancement and Construction Cost Reduction Act of 1988
- S. 2870 (100th): Fairness in American Health Care Act
- S. 2845 (100th): A bill to provide for the transfer of a certain parcel of ...
- S. 2820 (100th): A bill to prohibit a State from imposing an income tax on ...
- S. 2817 (100th): A bill entitled the “National Right to Work Bill”.
- S. 2794 (100th): Stillwater Wildlife Management Area Restoration and Enhancement Act of 1988
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From Feb 1983 to Oct 1988, Hecht missed 99 of 2,198 roll call votes, which is 4.5%. This is better than the median of 5.3% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1988. 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills