Rep. Eddie Johnson

Representative from Texas’s 30th District, Democrat

Johnson, a Democrat, has been the representative for Texas's 30th congressional district since Jan 5, 1993 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Our unique analysis of the bills Johnson has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). Johnson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Johnson for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Eddie Johnson sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Johnson sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (30%) Science, Technology, Communications (30%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Environmental Protection (7%) International Affairs (7%) Transportation and Public Works (7%) Finance and Financial Sector (5%) Education (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Johnson’s Vote Vote Description
Aye H.R. 1599: Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015
Jul 23, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.Res. 305: Providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 1314) to amend the Internal Revenue Code ...
Jun 11, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 1731: National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act of 2015
Apr 23, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 1993 to Sep 2016, Johnson missed 781 of 15,912 roll call votes, which is 4.9%. This is much worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 271 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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