Rep. Kent Hance
Former Representative from Texas's 19th District
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Texas's 19th District
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Hance was a centrist Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Hance’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Hance’s bills had a total of 303 cosponsors in the 98th Congress.
Use this chart to compare Hance to other members of the House of Representatives in the 98th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Hance’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Con.Res. 363 (98th): A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress that the Federal ...
- H.J.Res. 622 (98th): A joint resolution to designate September 7, 1984, as “National Buddy Holly ...
- H.R. 5554 (98th): A bill to suspend the duty on certain nitrogenous chemical compounds until ...
- H.R. 5552 (98th): A bill to suspend the duty on certain surface active agents until ...
- H.R. 5553 (98th): A bill to suspend the duty on certain benzoid chemicals until the ...
- H.R. 5309 (98th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide ...
- H.Con.Res. 266 (98th): A concurrent resolution restating the clear intent of Congress to provide financial ...
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From Jan 1979 to Oct 1984, Hance missed 467 of 2,931 roll call votes, which is 15.9%. This is worse than the median of 6.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1984. 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