Rep. Joseph Skeen

Former Representative from New Mexico’s 2nd District, Republican

Skeen, a Republican, was the representative for New Mexico's 2nd congressional district from 1981 to 2002.


Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Skeen 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). Skeen is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Skeen sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (17%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Law (14%) Water Resources Development (11%) Energy (11%) Environmental Protection (10%) Agriculture and Food (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1981 to Nov 2002, Skeen missed 158 of 11,242 roll call votes, which is 1.4%. This is better 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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Primary Sources

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