Rep. James Jeffries

Former Representative from Kansas’s 2nd District, Republican

Jeffries, a Republican, was the representative for Kansas's 2nd congressional district from 1979 to 1982.


Our unique analysis of the bills Jeffries 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 1982. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Jeffries is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Jeffries was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Jeffries sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (40%) International Affairs (20%) Education (20%) Water Resources Development (20%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1979 to Dec 1982, Jeffries missed 101 of 2,088 roll call votes, which is 4.8%. This is better than the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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