Rep. Ken Bentsen

Former Representative from Texas's 25th District

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1995-2002 Representative Texas's 25th District

See Also: Bioguide

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Sponsorship Analysis

Bentsen was a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Bentsen’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Bentsen’s bills had a total of 208 cosponsors in the 107th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Bentsen to other members of the House of Representatives in the 107th Congress on leadership and ideology.

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Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Jan 1995 to Nov 2002, Bentsen missed 75 of 4,737 roll call votes, which is 1.6%. 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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