Read our 2019 Report Card for Higgins.
Higgins is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Higgins has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Aug 4, 2020. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Clay Higgins sits on the following committees:
Higgins sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (21%) Immigration (18%) Education (15%) Energy (12%) Crime and Law Enforcement (12%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Emergency Management (6%) Finance and Financial Sector (6%)
Some of Higgins’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6446: To allow the President to temporarily suspend activities relating to the 2020 decennial ...
- H.R. 5320: Citizens’ Right to Know Act of 2019
- H.Res. 736: Stand For Something Resolution
- H.R. 4761: DHS Opioid Detection Resilience Act of 2019
- H.R. 4314: To amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Defense ...
- H.R. 3719: CTPAT Reauthorization Act of 2019
- H.R. 3358: Advanced Nuclear Energy Technologies Act
From Jan 2017 to Jul 2020, Higgins missed 125 of 2,089 roll call votes, which is 6.0%. This is much worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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