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Rep. Robert Casey

Former Representative for Texas’s 22nd District

Casey, a Democrat, was the representative for Texas's 22nd congressional district from 1959 to 1976.

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Casey is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1976 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 Casey sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Casey was the primary sponsor of 4 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Casey sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (31%) Housing and Community Development (19%) Environmental Protection (19%) Education (12%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%) Health (4%) Social Welfare (4%) Economics and Public Finance (4%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1959 to Jan 1976, Casey missed 288 of 4,317 roll call votes, which is 6.7%. This is on par with the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 1976. 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: