Our unique analysis of the bills Culberson 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). Culberson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Culberson for more statistics.
John Culberson sits on the following committees:
House Committee on Appropriations
- Chairman, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Homeland Security
- Member, Subcommittee on Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies
Culberson sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Law (25%) Armed Forces and National Security (22%) Government Operations and Politics (17%) Immigration (8%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%) Science, Technology, Communications (8%) Health (6%) Education (6%)
Some of Culberson’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5804: No Resettlement Without Consent Act
- H.R. 5393: Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017
- H.R. 5102: Interior Immigration Enforcement Act
- H.R. 5103: Criminal Alien Detention and Removal Act
- H.R. 5101: Zero Tolerance for Illegal Entry Act
- H.R. 2578: Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
- H.R. 2392: Restoring Important Voter Eligibility Requirements to States Act of 2014
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From Jan 2001 to Sep 2016, Culberson missed 727 of 11,038 roll call votes, which is 6.6%. This is much worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 10 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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