Rep. Gene Green

Representative from Texas’s 29th District, Democrat

Green, a Democrat, has been the representative for Texas's 29th congressional district since Jan 5, 1993 (next election in 2016) (map).

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

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Green for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Gene Green sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Green sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Foreign Trade and International Finance (33%) Health (31%) Labor and Employment (10%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%) Social Welfare (8%) Taxation (5%) Private Legislation (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Green’s Vote Vote Description
No H.R. 5303: Water Resources Development Act of 2016
Sep 28, 2016. Passed.
Nay H.R. 3461: To approve the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, signed at Vienna on July 14, 2015, relating to the ...
Sep 11, 2015. Failed.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2578: Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
Jun 3, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 622: State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Fairness Act of 2015
Apr 16, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 1993 to Sep 2016, Green missed 642 of 15,912 roll call votes, which is 4.0%. This is worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 151 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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