Rep. Kenny Marchant

Representative from Texas’s 24th District, Republican

Marchant, a Republican, has been the representative for Texas's 24th congressional district since Jan 4, 2005 (next election in 2016) (map).

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Marchant for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Kenny Marchant sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Marchant sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (38%) Health (14%) Transportation and Public Works (10%) Social Welfare (10%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (10%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Crime and Law Enforcement (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Marchant’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.R. 5963: Supporting Youth Opportunity and Preventing Delinquency Act of 2016
Sep 22, 2016. Passed.
Nay S. 764: A bill to reauthorize and amend the National Sea Grant College Program Act, and for other purposes.
Jul 14, 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.
Nay H.R. 2: Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015
Mar 26, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.R. 648: Trauma Systems and Regionalization of Emergency Care Reauthorization Act
Mar 16, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2005 to Dec 2016, Marchant missed 618 of 8,861 roll call votes, which is 7.0%. This is much worse than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 24 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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