Rep. Ciro Rodriguez

Former Representative from Texas’s 23rd District, Democrat

Rodriguez, a Democrat, was the representative for Texas's 23rd congressional district from 2007 to 2010.

He was previously the representative for Texas's 28th congressional district (1997-2004).



Our unique analysis of the bills Rodriguez sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2010. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Rodriguez is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Rodriguez sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (31%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (14%) Health (12%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Labor and Employment (9%) Families (7%) Transportation and Public Works (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Apr 1997 to Dec 2010, Rodriguez missed 277 of 8,065 roll call votes, which is 3.4%. This is on par with the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. ProPublica has tracked 5 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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