Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1985
Rep. Tommy Vandergriff [D-TX26, 1983-1984] leaves office as Representative for Texas's 26th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Texas’s 26th District, Democrat
Vandergriff, a Democrat, was the representative for Texas's 26th congressional district from 1983 to 1984.
Our unique analysis of the bills Vandergriff 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 1984. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Vandergriff is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Vandergriff sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Vandergriff’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1983 to Oct 1984, Vandergriff missed 34 of 906 roll call votes, which is 3.8%. This is better than the median of 7.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1984. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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