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Rep. Dan Crenshaw

Representative for Texas’s 2nd District

pronounced dan // KREN-shaw

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 2020 and serves until Jan 3, 2021 unless re-elected.

Photo of Rep. Dan Crenshaw [R-TX2]


Legislative Metrics

Read our 2019 Report Card for Crenshaw.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

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 liberal–conservative 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 6, 2015 to Jul 9, 2020. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 0%

Committee Membership

Dan Crenshaw sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Crenshaw sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (25%) Armed Forces and National Security (25%) Emergency Management (25%) Energy (25%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Crenshaw voted Yea

Failed 269/147 on May 28, 2020.

Crenshaw voted Yea

Passed 373/45 on Feb 5, 2020.

Crenshaw voted No

Passed 260/165 on Dec 11, 2019.

Crenshaw voted Nay

Passed 284/149 on Jul 25, 2019.

Crenshaw voted Yea

Crenshaw voted Yea

Missed Votes

From Jan 2019 to Jul 2020, Crenshaw missed 12 of 839 roll call votes, which is 1.4%. 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.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: