Rep. Ralph Hall

Former Representative from Texas’s 4th District, Republican

Hall, a Republican, was the representative for Texas's 4th congressional district from 1981 to 2014.



Our unique analysis of the bills Hall 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 2014. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hall is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2014 Statistics

Read our 2014 Report Card for Hall for more statistics.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hall sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (31%) Science, Technology, Communications (19%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (12%) Water Resources Development (12%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Energy (8%) Transportation and Public Works (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1981 to Dec 2014, Hall missed 552 of 20,018 roll call votes, which is 2.8%. This is on par with the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2014. ProPublica has tracked 11 explanations for these missed votes. 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: