Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee

Texas - District 18

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1995-2015 Representative,
Texas's 18th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Jackson Lee is a far-left Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. Jackson Lee’s bills have had a total of 293 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

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Committee Membership

Sheila Jackson Lee sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Jan 1995 to Apr 2014, Jackson Lee missed 741 of 13,127 roll call votes, which is 5.6%. This is worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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