Hancock was the representative for Missouri’s 7th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1989 to 1996.
Hancock is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1996 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Hancock sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 1991 to Oct 3, 1996. See full analysis methodology.
Hancock sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Hancock’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 3464 (104th): To make a minor adjustment in the exterior boundary of the Devils ...
- H.R. 4588 (103rd): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to consolidate the retail ...
- H.J.Res. 183 (103rd): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to allow ...
- H.J.Res. 31 (103rd): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to limit ...
- H.R. 193 (103rd): Judicial Taxation Prohibition Act
- H.R. 640 (102nd): Judicial Taxation Prohibition Act
- H.R. 4683 (101st): Judicial Taxation Prohibition Act
From Jan 1989 to Sep 1996, Hancock missed 59 of 4,298 roll call votes, which is 1.4%. This is better than the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1996. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GovInfo.gov, for sponsored bills