Visualization: How Partisan Are Texas House Members?

Mark P. Jones, chair of the political science department at Rice University, analyzed nearly 1,000 votes during the regular and special legislative sessions to rank the members of the Texas House from most liberal to most conservative. The names and rankings appear below, with Democrats in blue and Republicans in red. Hover over a bar in the chart to see what ranking Jones gives the lawmaker based on his or her voting profile.

Jones' explanation of his methodology and of the rankings can be found here.