Vote — Feb 4, 2016 12:17 p.m.
Representative from Texas’s 27th District, Republican
Farenthold, a Republican, has been the representative for Texas's 27th congressional district since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2016) (map).
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)
Blake Farenthold sits on the following committees:
Farenthold sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Farenthold’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2011 to Feb 2016, Farenthold missed 26 of 3,576 roll call votes, which is 0.7%. This is better than the median of 2.2% 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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