Carter is a far-right Republican leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship.
Use this chart to compare Carter to other members of the House of Representatives on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
John Carter sits on the following committees:
House Committee on Appropriations
- Chairman, Subcommittee on Homeland Security
- Member, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies
Bill Sponsorship & Cosponsorship
Some of Carter’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 1883: Secure Firearms Act of 2013
- H.R. 1591: CAL Undiagnosed Diseases Research and Collaboration Network Act of 2013
- H.R. 906: Human Trafficking Reporting Act
- H.R. 704: Military Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act
- H.R. 705: Fort Hood Victims and Families Benefits Protection Act
- H.R. 6630 (112th): Fort Hood Casualties Benefits Clarification Act
- H.R. 6219 (112th): Salamander Community Conservation Act
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From Jan 2003 to May 2013, Carter missed 346 of 7,751 roll call votes, which is 4.5%. This is worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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Recent Legislative Activity
Rep. Carter [R-TX31]: NayMay 23, 2013 12:30 p.m.
Rep. Carter [R-TX31]: YeaMay 23, 2013 10:58 a.m.
Rep. Carter [R-TX31]: YeaMay 23, 2013 10:46 a.m.