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Rep. Francisco “Quico” Canseco

Former Representative for Texas’s 23rd District

Canseco was the representative for Texas’s 23rd congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 2011 to 2012.

Photo of Rep. Francisco “Quico” Canseco [R-TX23, 2011-2012]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Canseco is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2013 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 Canseco sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 1, 2013. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Canseco sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

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

Recently Introduced Bills

Canseco recently introduced the following legislation:

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Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.

Voting Record

Key Votes

Canseco voted Aye

Canseco voted Nay

Canseco voted Aye

Passed 269/161 on Aug 1, 2011.

The Budget Control Act of 2011 (Pub.L. 112–25, S. 365, 125 Stat. 240, enacted August 2, 2011) is a federal statute enacted by the 112th …

Canseco voted No

Canseco voted Aye

Passed 304/117 on Jun 23, 2011.

The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) is a United States federal statute that was passed by Congress and was signed into law by President Barack …

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. 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: