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Rep. Max Sandlin Jr.

Former Representative from Texas’s 1st District, Democrat

Sandlin, a Democrat, was the representative for Texas's 1st congressional district from 1997 to 2004.

Photo of Rep. Max Sandlin [D-TX1, 1997-2004]


Our unique analysis of the bills Sandlin 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). Sandlin is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Sandlin sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Finance and Financial Sector (16%) Health (15%) Commerce (15%) Labor and Employment (13%) Transportation and Public Works (11%) Social Welfare (10%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Law (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1997 to Dec 2004, Sandlin missed 95 of 4,618 roll call votes, which is 2.1%. This is better than the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2004. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: