Canseco was the representative for Texas’s 23rd congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 2011 to 2012.
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.
Canseco sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Recently Introduced Bills
Canseco recently introduced the following legislation:
- H.R. 6368 (112th): Border Security Information Improvement Act of 2012
- H.J.Res. 113 (112th): Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States …
- H.J.Res. 108 (112th): Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States …
- H.R. 5028 (112th): To extend the temporary suspension of duty on nylon woolpacks used to …
- H.Res. 480 (112th): Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to prohibit Members, Delegates, …
- H.R. 3539 (112th): HOPE VI Program Termination Act of 2011
- H.R. 3100 (112th): San Antonio Missions National Historical Park Boundary Expansion Act
Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.
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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