Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2003
Rep. John Cooksey [R-LA5, 1997-2002] leaves office as Representative for Louisiana's 5th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Louisiana’s 5th District, Republican
Cooksey, a Republican, was the representative for Louisiana's 5th congressional district from 1997 to 2002.
Our unique analysis of the bills Cooksey 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 2002. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Cooksey is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Cooksey sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Cooksey’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1997 to Nov 2002, Cooksey missed 392 of 3,397 roll call votes, which is 11.5%. This is much worse than the median of 2.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 2002. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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