Rep. John Culberson

Representative from Texas’s 7th District, Republican

Culberson, a Republican, has been the representative for Texas's 7th congressional district since Jan 3, 2001 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

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)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Culberson for more statistics.

Committee Membership

John Culberson sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Culberson sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Law (23%) Armed Forces and National Security (23%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Immigration (13%) Science, Technology, Communications (10%) Education (6%) Crime and Law Enforcement (6%) Economics and Public Finance (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Culberson’s Vote Vote Description
Nay S. 764: A bill to reauthorize and amend the National Sea Grant College Program Act, and for other purposes.
Jul 14, 2016. Passed.
Nay S. 1252: Global Food Security Act of 2016
Jul 6, 2016. Passed.
Nay H.R. 1567: Global Food Security Act of 2015
Apr 12, 2016. Passed.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 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.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
Nay H.R. 623: Social Media Working Group Act of 2015
Feb 2, 2015. Passed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2001 to Dec 2016, Culberson missed 727 of 11,075 roll call votes, which is 6.6%. This is much worse than the median of 2.4% 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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Primary Sources

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