Rep. Kenneth Hechler (D)

Former Representative from West Virginia’s 4th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1961-1976 Representative West Virginia's 4th District
1959-1960 Representative West Virginia's 4th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Hechler sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hechler is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1959 to Oct 1976, Hechler missed 42 of 4,947 roll call votes, which is 0.8%. This is better than the median of 7.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1976. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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