Vote — Feb 4, 2016 12:17 p.m.
Rep. Castro [D-TX20]: Not Voting
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Representative from Texas’s 20th District, Democrat
Castro, a Democrat, has been the representative for Texas's 20th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).
Our unique analysis of the bills Castro 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). Castro is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Joaquin Castro sits on the following committees:
Castro sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Castro’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2013 to Feb 2016, Castro missed 63 of 1,970 roll call votes, which is 3.2%. This is worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 11 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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