Rep. Pete Olson [R]

Representative from Texas’s 22nd District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2009-2016 Representative Texas's 22nd District (map)

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Pete Olson sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Olson sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (30%) Environmental Protection (23%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (16%) Immigration (11%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Energy (7%) Armed Forces and National Security (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2009 to Nov 2015, Olson missed 127 of 5,107 roll call votes, which is 2.5%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 3 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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