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Representative from Texas’s 16th District, Democrat
O'Rourke, a Democrat, has been the representative for Texas's 16th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).
Our unique analysis of the bills O'Rourke 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). O'Rourke is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Beto O'Rourke sits on the following committees:
O'Rourke sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of O'Rourke’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2013 to Feb 2016, O'Rourke missed 20 of 1,970 roll call votes, which is 1.0%. This is better than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 10 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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