Rep. John Ratcliffe

Representative from Texas’s 4th District, Republican

Ratcliffe, a Republican, has been the representative for Texas's 4th congressional district since Jan 6, 2015 (next election in 2016) (map).



Our unique analysis of the bills Ratcliffe 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). Ratcliffe is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Ratcliffe for more statistics.

Committee Membership

John Ratcliffe sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Ratcliffe sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (23%) Crime and Law Enforcement (23%) Emergency Management (23%) Environmental Protection (15%) International Affairs (15%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2015 to Sep 2016, Ratcliffe missed 8 of 1,277 roll call votes, which is 0.6%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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