Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1997
Rep. John Bryant [D-TX5, 1983-1996] leaves office as Representative for Texas's 5th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Texas’s 5th District, Democrat
Bryant, a Democrat, was the representative for Texas's 5th congressional district from 1983 to 1996.
Our unique analysis of the bills Bryant 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). Bryant is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Bryant sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (23%) Law (16%) Commerce (14%) Housing and Community Development (10%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Finance and Financial Sector (9%) Environmental Protection (9%) Science, Technology, Communications (9%)
Some of Bryant’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1983 to Sep 1996, Bryant missed 593 of 7,033 roll call votes, which is 8.4%. 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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