Crenshaw is the representative for Texas’s 2nd congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. He has served since Jan 3, 2019. Crenshaw is next up for reelection in 2022 and serves until Jan 3, 2023.
Alleged misconduct & resolution
In September 2021, Crenshaw was accused of failing to complete security screening to enter the House Floor. He has 30 days to file an appeal.
|Sep. 24, 2021||House Committee on Ethics notified Crenshaw of a fine for failing to complete security screening to enter the House Floor.|
Read our 2020 Report Card for Crenshaw.
Crenshaw 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 ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Crenshaw has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2017 to Oct 15, 2021. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Dan Crenshaw sits on the following committees:
Crenshaw sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (17%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Health (12%) Energy (12%) Transportation and Public Works (12%) International Affairs (12%) Crime and Law Enforcement (12%) Taxation (8%)
Some of Crenshaw’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5417: Preventing Unjust Red Flag Laws Act of 2021
- H.R. 5418: To prohibit the Department of Transportation and other agencies from promulgating rules requiring ...
- H.J.Res. 59: To acknowledge the courage and sacrifice of veterans of the Vietnam war and ...
- H.R. 5330: National Treasures Act of 2021
- H.R. 5157: Direct Primary Care for America Act
- H.Res. 604: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress disapproves of United ...
- H.R. 5057: Return Act
From Jan 2019 to Oct 2021, Crenshaw missed 29 of 1,269 roll call votes, which is 2.3%. This is on par with the median of 2.1% 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.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
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