Rep. James Hayes [R]

Former Representative from Louisiana’s 7th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1987-1996 Representative Louisiana's 7th District

Sponsorship Analysis

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)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hayes sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (17%) Taxation (13%) Finance and Financial Sector (13%) Law (12%) Commerce (12%) Energy (12%) Labor and Employment (12%) Environmental Protection (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

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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Primary Sources

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