Rep. Lloyd Doggett

Representative from Texas’s 35th District, Democrat

Doggett, a Democrat, has been the representative for Texas's 35th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

He was previously the representative for Texas's 25th congressional district (2005-2012); and the representative for Texas's 10th congressional district (1995-2004).

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Doggett for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Lloyd Doggett sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Doggett sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (50%) Health (13%) Families (10%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%) Social Welfare (7%) Labor and Employment (7%) Environmental Protection (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Doggett’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 2130: Red River Private Property Protection Act
Dec 9, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 4038: American SAFE Act of 2015
Nov 19, 2015. Passed.
No H.Res. 495: Providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 1314) to amend the Internal Revenue Code ...
Oct 28, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
Nay 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.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 1995 to Dec 2016, Doggett missed 324 of 14,832 roll call votes, which is 2.2%. This is on par with the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 1 explanation for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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