How liberal or conservative is your state representative?

All state reps are either Democrats or Republicans, but does that tell you whether they are liberal or conservative, or how liberal or conservative they might be?

According to one expert there are twelve Democrats who are conservative and twelve Republicans that are liberal.  Mark Jones, political science chair at Rice University recently ranked all Texas House members from the most liberal to the most conservative. Yvonne Davis (HD 111-Dallas) is listed as the most liberal member of the House and Randy Weber (HD 29-Pearland) as the most conservative. Jones classifies members as very liberal, liberal, conservative and very conservative all based on their 2009 session voting record.

Want to know about your rep? The Texas Tribune interviewed Jones about his process and developed an interactive site with all the ratings. Check it out.

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