Andrews was the representative for Texas’s 25th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1983 to 1994.
Andrews is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1994 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 Andrews sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 1989 to Nov 29, 1994. See full analysis methodology.
Andrews sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (31%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (25%) Environmental Protection (10%) Housing and Community Development (8%) Health (8%) Economics and Public Finance (6%) Education (6%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (6%)
Some of Andrews’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5249 (103rd): Historic Homeownership Assistance Act
- H.R. 4823 (103rd): Civil War Battlefields Preservation Tax Incentives Act of 1994
- H.Con.Res. 255 (103rd): Expressing the sense of the Congress regarding the proposed Disney theme park ...
- H.R. 3892 (103rd): Child Support Enhancement Act of 1994
- H.R. 3736 (103rd): Workforce Education Act of 1994
- H.R. 3738 (103rd): Pay Equity Employment Reform Act of 1994
- H.R. 3721 (103rd): Violent and Repeat Offenders Act of 1994
From Jan 1983 to Nov 1994, Andrews missed 194 of 5,693 roll call votes, which is 3.4%. This is on par with the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1994. 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
- GovInfo.gov, for sponsored bills