Price, a Republican, was the representative for Texas's 13th congressional district from 1973 to 1974.
He was previously the representative for Texas's 18th congressional district (1967-1972).
Price is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1974 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 Price sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Price sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Agriculture and Food (25%) Taxation (20%) Energy (14%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Housing and Community Development (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (7%) Transportation and Public Works (7%) Economics and Public Finance (7%)
Some of Price’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 17333 (93rd): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1964 to exclude ...
- H.R. 17238 (93rd): Energy Revenue and Development Act
- H.R. 17209 (93rd): A bill to extend the tariff schedules of the United States with ...
- H.R. 16161 (93rd): A bill to provide tax incentives to encourage physicians, dentists, and optometrists ...
- H.R. 15554 (93rd): Beef Research and Consumer Information Act
- H.R. 15349 (93rd): A bill to amend the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to ...
- H.R. 15109 (93rd): A bill to adjust loan levels established under the Agriculture and Consumer ...
From Jan 1967 to Dec 1974, Price missed 324 of 2,648 roll call votes, which is 12.2%. This is on par with the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. 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:
- @unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- 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
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills