Rep. Solomon Ortiz

Former Representative from Texas's 27th District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1983-2010 Representative,
Texas's 27th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Ortiz was a centrist Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Ortiz’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Ortiz’s bills had a total of 504 cosponsors in the 111th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Ortiz to other members of the House of Representatives in the 111th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1983 to Dec 2010, Ortiz missed 1,050 of 16,376 roll call votes, which is 6.4%. This is worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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