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Rep. Lance Gooden

Representative for Texas’s 5th District

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Gooden is the representative for Texas’s 5th congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. He has served since Jan 3, 2019. Gooden is next up for reelection in 2020.

Photo of Rep. Lance Gooden [R-TX5]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Gooden is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Gooden has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Sep 13, 2019. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 0%

Committee Membership

Lance Gooden sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Gooden sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Immigration (100%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Missed Votes

From Jan 2019 to Sep 2019, Gooden missed 0 of 530 roll call votes, which is 0.0%. This is better than the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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