Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1997
Rep. Jan Meyers [R-KS3, 1985-1996] leaves office as Representative for Kansas's 3rd congressional district.
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Former Representative from Kansas’s 3rd District, Republican
Meyers, a Republican, was the representative for Kansas's 3rd congressional district from 1985 to 1996.
Our unique analysis of the bills Meyers sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1996. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Meyers is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Meyers sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (18%) Commerce (18%) Labor and Employment (13%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Law (11%) Finance and Financial Sector (11%) Taxation (9%) Science, Technology, Communications (7%)
Some of Meyers’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1985 to Sep 1996, Meyers missed 144 of 6,127 roll call votes, which is 2.4%. This is on par with the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1996. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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