Rep. James Leath
Former Representative from Texas's 11th District
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Texas's 11th District
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Leath was a centrist Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Leath’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Leath’s bills had a total of 48 cosponsors in the 101st Congress.
Use this chart to compare Leath to other members of the House of Representatives in the 101st Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Leath’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4390 (101st): To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of ...
- H.R. 4341 (101st): To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of ...
- H.R. 3139 (101st): Portability of Benefits for Nonappropriated Fund Employees Act of 1990
- H.R. 1452 (100th): A bill to amend chapter 37 of title 38, United States Code, ...
- H.R. 1259 (100th): A bill to recognize the organization known as the National Association of ...
- H.R. 571 (100th): A bill to provide for the treatment of Federal asset sale proceeds ...
- H.R. 3024 (99th): A bill to recognize the organization known as the National Association of ...
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From Jan 1979 to Oct 1990, Leath missed 660 of 5,712 roll call votes, which is 11.6%. This is worse than the median of 4.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1990. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills