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Rep. August Pfluger II

Representative for Texas’s 11th District

pronounced AUG-ust // FLEW-ger

Pfluger is the representative for Texas’s 11th congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. He has served since Jan 3, 2021. Pfluger is next up for reelection in 2022 and serves until Jan 3, 2023.

Pfluger is among the Republican legislators whose attempt to disenfranchise Democratic states in the 2020 presidential election was a part of the months-long attempted coup that included the January 6, 2021 insurrection at the Capitol. On January 6, 2021 in the hours after the attack on the Capitol, Pfluger voted for the exclusion of all of the votes in Arizona and/or Pennsylvania — states narrowly won by Democrats — from the Electoral College count that determined the next President of the United States. Legislators voting to disenfranchise these states were fooled by, or actively participated in, the same lies, conspiracy theories, and preposterous legal arguments about the election that motivated the insurrection at the Capitol.
Photo of Rep. August Pfluger [R-TX11]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Pfluger is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Pfluger has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2017 to Nov 26, 2021. See full analysis methodology.

Committee Membership

August Pfluger II sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Pfluger sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Immigration (30%) International Affairs (30%) Energy (20%) Environmental Protection (20%)

Recent Bills

Some of Pfluger’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Pfluger voted Yea

Passed 379/51 on Oct 19, 2021.

Pfluger voted Nay

Passed 361/66 on Sep 28, 2021.

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Pfluger voted Yea

Pfluger voted Nay

Pfluger voted Nay

Pfluger voted Nay

Passed 364/62 on May 18, 2021.

Pfluger voted Nay

Pfluger voted Nay

Missed Votes

From Jan 2021 to Nov 2021, Pfluger missed 13 of 386 roll call votes, which is 3.4%. This is worse than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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