Rep. James Tucker Jr.

Former Representative from Arkansas’s 2nd District, Democrat

Tucker, a Democrat, was the representative for Arkansas's 2nd congressional district from 1977 to 1978.

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Tucker 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 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Tucker is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Tucker sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Foreign Trade and International Finance (30%) Agriculture and Food (20%) Social Welfare (13%) Taxation (13%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Economics and Public Finance (7%) Health (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1977 to Oct 1978, Tucker missed 510 of 1,540 roll call votes, which is 33.1%. This is much worse than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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