Rep. Jim Chapman (D)

Former Representative from Texas’s 1st District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1985-1996 Representative Texas's 1st District
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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Chapman 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 1996. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Chapman is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Sep 1985 to Sep 1996, Chapman missed 633 of 5,852 roll call votes, which is 10.8%. This is much worse than 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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Primary Sources

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