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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 and serves until Jan 3, 2021.

Voting Information

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Photo of Rep. Lance Gooden [R-TX5]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2019 Report Card for Gooden.

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 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 Oct 16, 2020. 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

Gooden voted Nay

Gooden voted Nay

Passed 363/40 on Mar 14, 2020.

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Gooden voted Nay

Passed 373/45 on Feb 5, 2020.

Gooden voted Nay

Gooden voted Yea

Gooden voted No

Passed 260/165 on Dec 11, 2019.

Gooden voted Yea

Missed Votes

From Jan 2019 to Oct 2020, Gooden missed 20 of 919 roll call votes, which is 2.2%. This is on par with the median of 2.3% 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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