Rep. Blake Farenthold

Representative from Texas’s 27th District


Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
2011-2016 Representative Texas's 27th District

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2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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)

Committee Membership

Blake Farenthold sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2011 to Mar 2015, Farenthold missed 18 of 2,919 roll call votes, which is 0.6%. This is better than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Recent Legislative Activity


H.R. 1199: To prevent undue disruption of interstate commerce by limiting civil actions brought against persons whose only role with regard to a product in the stream of commerce is as a lawful seller of the product.

Sponsor: Rep. Blake Farenthold [R-TX27]

This bill was referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce and House Committee on the Judiciary which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.

Rep. Blake Farenthold [R-TX27] is a member of the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Mar 2, 2015