Rep. Preston “Pete” Geren
Former Representative from Texas's 12th District
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Texas's 12th District
See Also: Bioguide
Geren was a centrist Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Geren’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Geren’s bills had a total of 42 cosponsors in the 104th Congress.
Use this chart to compare Geren to other members of the House of Representatives in the 104th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Geren’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4329 (104th): To designate the Federal building located at 300 East 8th Street in ...
- H.R. 4232 (104th): To designate the United States Post Office building located at 251 West ...
- H.R. 3949 (104th): For the relief of Senior Master Sergeant William L. Sullivan, United States ...
- H.R. 3010 (104th): To assure that advertisements by States for participation in their lotteries provide ...
- H.R. 2217 (104th): Common Sense Amendments for All Endangered Species Act
- H.Con.Res. 32 (104th): Expressing the sense of the Congress that the Sikh nation should be ...
- H.R. 875 (104th): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for ...
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From May 1989 to Sep 1996, Geren missed 94 of 4,074 roll call votes, which is 2.3%. 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.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- 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
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills