Our unique analysis of the bills Farenthold 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). Farenthold is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Farenthold for more statistics.
Blake Farenthold sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on the Judiciary
- House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
- House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
Farenthold sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Farenthold’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4847: CUBA Act of 2016
- H.R. 3282: Protecting Honest Fishermen Act of 2015
- H.R. 2951: JAWS Act
- H.R. 2745: Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act of 2015
- H.R. 2628: TEAM Act
- H.R. 2304: SPEAK FREE Act of 2015
- H.R. 2032: GSA Act of 2015
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|Farenthold’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 5602: To amend title 31, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to include all funds when issuing certain geographic targeting orders, and for ...
Jul 11, 2016. Passed.
H.R. 4889: Kelsey Smith Act
May 23, 2016. Failed.
H.R. 4127: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Dec 1, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
From Jan 2011 to Sep 2016, Farenthold missed 32 of 4,087 roll call votes, which is 0.8%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 16 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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