Rep. Theodore Risenhoover

Former Representative from Oklahoma’s 2nd District, Democrat

Risenhoover, a Democrat, was the representative for Oklahoma's 2nd congressional district from 1975 to 1978.


Our unique analysis of the bills Risenhoover 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 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Risenhoover is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Risenhoover sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (20%) Native Americans (18%) Water Resources Development (15%) Social Welfare (12%) Armed Forces and National Security (10%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) Agriculture and Food (8%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1975 to Oct 1978, Risenhoover missed 583 of 2,813 roll call votes, which is 20.7%. This is much worse than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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