Read our 2016 Report Card for Gohmert.
Our unique analysis of the bills Gohmert 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). Gohmert is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Louie Gohmert Jr. sits on the following committees:
House Committee on the Judiciary
- Vice Chairman, Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations
- Member, Subcommittee on The Constitution and Civil Justice
- House Committee on Natural Resources
Gohmert sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
International Affairs (24%) Taxation (14%) Armed Forces and National Security (14%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Education (10%) Energy (10%) Immigration (10%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (10%)
Some of Gohmert’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 2166: To amend title 37, United States Code, to provide for the continuance of ...
- H.R. 1807: Public Water Supply Invasive Species Compliance Act of 2017
- H.R. 1598: Ninth Circuit Court Modernization and Twelfth Circuit Court Creation Act of 2017
- H.R. 928: Fracturing Regulations are Effective in State Hands Act
- H.R. 582: Kari’s Law Act of 2017
- H.R. 373: Refusing to Assist Paying for United Nations Actions Against Israel Act
- H.R. 311: Refusing to Assist Paying for United Nations Actions Against Israel Act
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|Gohmert’s Vote||Vote Description|
S. 612: A bill to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 1300 Victoria Street in Laredo, Texas, as the “George P. Kazen Federal Building ...
Dec 8, 2016. Passed 360/61.
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed 312/119.
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed 338/88.
The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection of ...
H.R. 83 (113th): Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015
Dec 11, 2014. Passed 219/206.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 [pdf], which was approved by the House on December 11, 2014 and by the Senate on December 13, 2014. The bill was originally introduced on January 3, 2013 by ...
H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
H.R. 1249 (112th): Leahy-Smith America Invents Act
Jun 23, 2011. Passed 304/117.
The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) is a United States federal statute that was passed by Congress and was signed into law by President Barack Obama on September 16, 2011. The law represents the most significant change to the U.S. patent system since 1952, and ...
S. 3729 (111th): National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010
Sep 29, 2010. Passed 304/118.
H.R. 1830 (110th): To extend the authorities of the Andean Trade Preference Act until February 29, 2008.
Jun 27, 2007. Passed 365/59.
From Jan 2005 to Apr 2017, Gohmert missed 646 of 9,108 roll call votes, which is 7.1%. This is much worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 2 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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