Canseco, a Republican, was the representative for Texas’s 23rd congressional district 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 liberal–conservative 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. See full analysis methodology.
Canseco sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Canseco’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- 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
|Canseco’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 6233 (112th): Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
Aug 2, 2012. Passed 223/197.
H.R. 4105 (112th): To apply the countervailing duty provisions of the Tariff Act of 1930 to nonmarket economy countries, and ...
Mar 6, 2012. Passed 370/39.
H.R. 2608 (112th): Continuing Appropriations Act, 2012
Sep 21, 2011. Failed 195/230.
H.R. 1249 (112th): Leahy-Smith America Invents Act
Jun 23, 2011. Passed 304/117.
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 Obama on September 16, 2011. The law represents the most significant change to the U.S. patent system since 1952, and ...
H.R. 1363 (112th): Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Amendments, 2011
Apr 9, 2011. Passed 348/70.
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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