Read our 2018 Report Card for Johnson.
Johnson 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 Johnson has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Jun 18, 2019. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Eddie Johnson sits on the following committees:
- Chair, House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
- House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
Johnson was the primary sponsor of 4 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 919 (111th): Veterans’ Medical Personnel Recruitment and Retention Act of 2009
- H.R. 4561 (109th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 8624 Ferguson Road in Dallas, Texas, as the “Francisco `Pancho’ Medrano Post Office Building”.
- H.R. 1740 (108th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1502 East Kiest Boulevard in Dallas, Texas, as the “Dr. Caesar A.W. Clark, Sr. Post ...
- H.R. 2223 (103rd): To designate the Federal building located at 525 Griffin Street in Dallas, Texas, as the “A. Maceo Smith Federal Building”.
We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).
Johnson sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Science, Technology, Communications (33%) Health (29%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) Transportation and Public Works (8%) International Affairs (8%) Water Resources Development (4%) Environmental Protection (4%) Crime and Law Enforcement (4%)
Some of Johnson’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 3196: Vera Rubin Survey Telescope Designation Act
- H.Res. 368: Expressing support for the designation of the week of May 6 through May ...
- H.R. 2528: STEM Opportunities Act of 2019
- H.Res. 343: Recognizing the commencement of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting and spiritual ...
- H.Res. 316: Promoting minority health awareness and supporting the goals and ideals of National Minority ...
- H.R. 1719: To amend regulations relating to the eligibility of Federal employees, during a Government ...
- H.Res. 199: Providing amounts for the expenses of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology ...
From Jan 1993 to Jun 2019, Johnson missed 883 of 17,537 roll call votes, which is 5.0%. This is much worse than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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