Rep. Pete Sessions [R]

Representative from Texas’s 32nd District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2003-2016 Representative Texas's 32nd District (map)
1997-2002 Representative Texas's 5th District

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Pete Sessions sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Sessions sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (28%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (24%) Taxation (24%) Armed Forces and National Security (14%) Labor and Employment (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1997 to Nov 2015, Sessions missed 564 of 12,809 roll call votes, which is 4.4%. This is worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 14 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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