Rep. Michael Burgess

Representative from Texas’s 26th District


Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
2003-2016 Representative Texas's 26th District

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2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Michael Burgess sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2003 to Mar 2015, Burgess missed 236 of 8,920 roll call votes, which is 2.6%. This is worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Recent Legislative Activity

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)

H.Res. 173: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate and strengthen Medicare access by improving physician payments and making other improvements, to re

Sponsor: Rep. Michael Burgess [R-TX26]

Last Action: On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 402 - 12, 5 Present (Roll no. 143).

Explanation: This simple resolution was agreed to on March 26, 2015. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Mar 26, 2015