Rep. Joseph Wyatt Jr.
Former Representative from Texas's 14th District
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Texas's 14th District
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Wyatt was a centrist Democratic follower according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Wyatt’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Wyatt’s bills had a total of 17 cosponsors in the 96th Congress.
Use this chart to compare Wyatt to other members of the House of Representatives in the 96th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Wyatt’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 8386 (96th): A bill for the relief of Roy P. Benavidez.
- H.R. 7495 (96th): A bill to establish Inauguration Day as a legal public holiday.
- H.R. 7494 (96th): A bill to provide for an investigation of the acquisition of lands ...
- H.R. 7496 (96th): A bill to provide additional funds for certain projects relating to fish ...
- H.R. 5998 (96th): A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to display and ...
- H.R. 5577 (96th): Ixtoc I Oil Pollution Compensation Act of 1979
- H.R. 5356 (96th): A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to provide ...
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From Jan 1979 to Dec 1980, Wyatt missed 113 of 1,273 roll call votes, which is 8.9%. This is worse than the median of 7.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1980. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills