Rep. Francisco “Quico” Canseco

Former Representative from Texas’s 23rd District, Republican

Canseco, a Republican, was the representative for Texas's 23rd congressional district from 2011 to 2012.



Our unique analysis of the bills Canseco sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2013. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Canseco is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Canseco sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Finance and Financial Sector (71%) Crime and Law Enforcement (29%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 2011 to Jan 2013, Canseco missed 26 of 1,606 roll call votes, which is 1.6%. This is better than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. ProPublica has tracked 16 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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