Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1981
Rep. Joseph Wyatt [D-TX14, 1979-1980] leaves office as Representative for Texas's 14th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Texas’s 14th District, Democrat
Wyatt, a Democrat, was the representative for Texas's 14th congressional district from 1979 to 1980.
Our unique analysis of the bills Wyatt 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 1980. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Wyatt is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Wyatt sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Wyatt’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1979 to Dec 1980, Wyatt missed 114 of 1,276 roll call votes, which is 8.9%. This is on par with the median of 8.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1980. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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