Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1997
Rep. Wes Cooley [R-OR2, 1995-1996] leaves office as Representative for Oregon's 2nd congressional district.
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Former Representative from Oregon’s 2nd District, Republican
Cooley, a Republican, was the representative for Oregon's 2nd congressional district from 1995 to 1996.
Our unique analysis of the bills Cooley 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 1996. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Cooley is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Cooley sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Public Lands and Natural Resources (19%) Government Operations and Politics (17%) Law (15%) Water Resources Development (13%) Energy (11%) Environmental Protection (11%) Agriculture and Food (9%) Transportation and Public Works (6%)
Some of Cooley’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1995 to Sep 1996, Cooley missed 9 of 1,340 roll call votes, which is 0.7%. This is better than the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1996. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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