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Rep. Michael Cloud

Representative for Texas’s 27th District

pronounced MĪ-kul // klowd

Cloud is the representative for Texas’s 27th congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. He has served since Jul 10, 2018. Cloud is next up for reelection in 2020 and serves until Jan 3, 2021.

Voting Information

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Legislative Metrics

Read our 2019 Report Card for Cloud.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Cloud 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 Cloud has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Oct 23, 2020. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

United States Chamber of Commerce: 80% League of Conservation Voters: 0% Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 0%

Committee Membership

Michael Cloud sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Cloud voted Yea

Passed 236/166 on Jan 30, 2020.

This was one of two votes to amend H.R. 550. This vote was on adding a provision to repeal the 2002 "Authorization for Use of ...

Cloud voted Nay

Passed 362/31 on Jan 13, 2020.

Cloud voted Nay

Cloud voted Aye

Passed 247/175 on Apr 4, 2019.

A recently House-passed bill, which seems likely to pass in the Senate, could mark President Trump's first veto in office. ## Context Yemen has been ...

Cloud voted Nay

Cloud voted Nay

Failed 230/162 on Dec 20, 2018.

Cloud voted Yea

Passed 369/47 on Dec 12, 2018.

See the Congressional Research Service's 122-page summary of the bill. * * * H.R. 2 amends and extends major programs for income support, food and ...

Cloud voted Nay

Passed 361/61 on Sep 26, 2018.

H.R. 6157 provides $674.6 billion in total discretionary budget authority for the Department of Defense for fiscal year (FY) 2019. The bill provides $606.5 billion ...

Cloud voted Yea

Passed 366/52 on Jul 25, 2018.

The House Amendment to S. 1182 extends the National Flood Insurance Program, which is set to expire July 31, 2018, through November 30, 2018. This ...

Missed Votes

From Jul 2018 to Oct 2020, Cloud missed 11 of 1,105 roll call votes, which is 1.0%. This is better than 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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