Rep. Thomas “Tom” DeLay

Former Representative from Texas's 22nd District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1985-2006 Representative,
Texas's 22nd District

See Also: DeLay's Official Website | OpenSecrets | Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

DeLay was a rank-and-file Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from DeLay’s time serving in the House of Representatives. DeLay’s bills had a total of 26 cosponsors in the 109th Congress.

Use this chart to compare DeLay to other members of the House of Representatives in the 109th 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 DeLay’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1985 to Jun 2006, DeLay missed 518 of 11,661 roll call votes, which is 4.4%. This is worse than the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jun 2006. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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