Vote — Feb 12, 2016 11:49 a.m.
Rep. Green [D-TX9]: Yea
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Representative from Texas’s 9th District, Democrat
Green, a Democrat, has been the representative for Texas's 9th congressional district since Jan 4, 2005 (next election in 2016) (map).
Our unique analysis of the bills Green has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Green is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Al Green sits on the following committees:
Green sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (33%) Armed Forces and National Security (20%) Housing and Community Development (12%) Labor and Employment (10%) Health (8%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%) Education (4%) Transportation and Public Works (4%)
Some of Green’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2005 to Feb 2016, Green missed 182 of 8,340 roll call votes, which is 2.2%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 85 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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