Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1997
Rep. James Hayes [R-LA7, 1987-1996] leaves office as Representative for Louisiana's 7th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Louisiana’s 7th District, Republican
Hayes, a Republican, was the representative for Louisiana's 7th congressional district from 1987 to 1996.
Our unique analysis of the bills Hayes 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 1996. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hayes is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Hayes sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Hayes’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1987 to Sep 1996, Hayes missed 638 of 5,237 roll call votes, which is 12.2%. This is much worse than the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1996. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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