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Rep. Ernest “Tony” Gonzales

Representative for Texas’s 23rd District

pronounced TOH-nee // gun-ZAH-less

Gonzales is the representative for Texas’s 23rd congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. He has served since Jan 3, 2021. Gonzales is next up for reelection in 2022 and serves until Jan 3, 2023.

Photo of Rep. Ernest “Tony” Gonzales [R-TX23]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Gonzales 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 Gonzales has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2017 to May 24, 2022. See full analysis methodology.

Committee Membership

Ernest “Tony” Gonzales sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Gonzales sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Immigration (44%) International Affairs (33%) Government Operations and Politics (22%)

Recently Introduced Bills

Gonzales recently introduced the following legislation:

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Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.

Voting Record

Key Votes

Gonzales voted Yea

Gonzales voted Yea

Passed 361/69 on Mar 9, 2022.

Gonzales voted Yea

Passed 364/60 on Dec 8, 2021.

Gonzales voted Yea

Passed 379/51 on Oct 19, 2021.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2021 to May 2022, Gonzales missed 3 of 681 roll call votes, which is 0.4%. This is better than 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.

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Primary Sources

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