Rep. James Bilbray

Former Representative from Nevada’s 1st District, Democrat

Bilbray, a Democrat, was the representative for Nevada's 1st congressional district from 1987 to 1994.


Our unique analysis of the bills Bilbray 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 1994. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Bilbray is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Bilbray sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (19%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (19%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (15%) Social Welfare (11%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Law (7%) Science, Technology, Communications (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1987 to Nov 1994, Bilbray missed 82 of 3,897 roll call votes, which is 2.1%. This is better than the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1994. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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