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Rep. Julia Hansen

Former Representative for Washington’s 3rd District

Hansen was the representative for Washington’s 3rd congressional district and was a Democrat. She served from 1959 to 1974.

Photo of Rep. Julia Hansen [D-WA3, 1959-1974]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Hansen is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1974 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Hansen sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Hansen was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hansen sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Native Americans (33%) Economics and Public Finance (33%) Government Operations and Politics (33%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1961 to Dec 1974, Hansen missed 837 of 3,513 roll call votes, which is 23.8%. This is much worse than the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: