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)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Ratcliffe for more statistics.
John Ratcliffe sits on the following committees:
House Committee on Homeland Security
- Chairman, Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies
- Member, Subcommittee on Transportation Security
- House Committee on the Judiciary
Ratcliffe sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (21%) Crime and Law Enforcement (21%) Environmental Protection (14%) International Affairs (14%) Science, Technology, Communications (14%) Emergency Management (14%)
Some of Ratcliffe’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6034: Classified Information Protection Act of 2016
- H.R. 5877: United States-Israel Advanced Research Partnership Act of 2016
- H.R. 5388: Support for Rapid Innovation Act of 2016
- H.R. 5389: Leveraging Emerging Technologies Act of 2016
- H.R. 5222: Iran Cyber Sanctions Act of 2016
- H.R. 4930: TSARA
- H.R. 4880: Protecting Lives Using Surplus Equipment Act of 2016
View All » (including bills from previous years)
|Ratcliffe’s Vote||Vote Description|
S. 1252: Global Food Security Act of 2016
Jul 6, 2016. Passed.
H.R. 4889: Kelsey Smith Act
May 23, 2016. Failed.
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 33: Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act
Feb 27, 2015. Passed.
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
From Jan 2015 to Dec 2016, Ratcliffe missed 8 of 1,303 roll call votes, which is 0.6%. This is better than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
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