Rep. William “Billy” Tauzin

Former Representative from Louisiana's 3rd District

Elected Positions

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

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


Sponsorship Analysis

Tauzin was a rank-and-file Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Tauzin’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Tauzin’s bills had a total of 167 cosponsors in the 108th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Tauzin to other members of the House of Representatives in the 108th 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 Tauzin’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From May 1980 to Dec 2004, Tauzin missed 1,174 of 12,819 roll call votes, which is 9.2%. This is 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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