Rep. James Leath

Former Representative from Texas’s 11th District


Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1979-1990 Representative Texas's 11th District

See Also: Bioguide

Sponsorship Analysis

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 is a member of the House of Representatives. 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)

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1979 to Oct 1990, Leath missed 660 of 5,718 roll call votes, which is 11.5%. 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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Primary Sources

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