Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1991
Rep. James Leath [D-TX11, 1979-1990] leaves office as Representative for Texas's 11th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Texas’s 11th District, Democrat
Leath, a Democrat, was the representative for Texas's 11th congressional district from 1979 to 1990.
Our unique analysis of the bills Leath 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 1990. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Leath is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Leath sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Leath’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1979 to Oct 1990, Leath missed 670 of 5,727 roll call votes, which is 11.7%. This is much worse than the median of 4.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1990. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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