Rep. Kent Hance

Former Representative from Texas’s 19th District, Democrat

Hance, a Democrat, was the representative for Texas's 19th congressional district from 1979 to 1984.


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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1984. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hance is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hance sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (58%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (12%) Finance and Financial Sector (8%) Economics and Public Finance (6%) Agriculture and Food (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1979 to Oct 1984, Hance missed 526 of 2,994 roll call votes, which is 17.6%. This is much worse than the median of 7.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1984. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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