Rep. Manuel Luján Jr.

Former Representative from New Mexico’s 1st District, Republican

Luján, a Republican, was the representative for New Mexico's 1st congressional district from 1969 to 1988.

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Luján 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 1988. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Luján is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Luján sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Arts, Culture, Religion (18%) Armed Forces and National Security (15%) Energy (15%) Taxation (12%) International Affairs (12%) Agriculture and Food (12%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Economics and Public Finance (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1969 to Oct 1988, Luján missed 1,310 of 9,806 roll call votes, which is 13.4%. This is much worse than the median of 5.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1988. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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