Rep. Larry Combest

Former Representative from Texas’s 19th District, Republican

Combest, a Republican, was the representative for Texas's 19th congressional district from 1985 to 2003.



Our unique analysis of the bills Combest 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 2004. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Combest is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Combest was the primary sponsor of 9 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Combest sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Agriculture and Food (16%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Finance and Financial Sector (14%) Commerce (12%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Animals (10%) Water Resources Development (10%) Emergency Management (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1985 to May 2003, Combest missed 337 of 9,750 roll call votes, which is 3.5%. This is on par with the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in May 2003. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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