Rep. William “Billy” Tauzin [R]

Former Representative from Louisiana’s 3rd District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1979-2004 Representative Louisiana's 3rd District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Tauzin 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 2004. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Tauzin is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Tauzin sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (17%) Commerce (14%) Law (13%) Science, Technology, Communications (13%) Health (12%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Social Welfare (10%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From May 1980 to Dec 2004, Tauzin missed 1,191 of 12,839 roll call votes, which is 9.3%. This is much worse than the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2004. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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