Our unique analysis of the bills Ruiz 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). Ruiz is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Ruiz for more statistics.
Raul Ruiz sits on the following committees:
Ruiz sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (24%) Health (21%) Native Americans (15%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) Labor and Employment (9%) Emergency Management (6%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (6%)
Some of Ruiz’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6280: Ensuring Healthy Beginnings Act
- H.R. 5884: Campaign Spending Integrity Act
- H.R. 5885: Right to Petition Congress Act
- H.R. 5772: BENES Act of 2016
- H.R. 5700: NEST Act
- H.R. 5701: Grandparent-Grandchild Medical Leave Act
- H.R. 5678: Stop Iran From Smuggling Weapons to Terrorists Act
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|Ruiz’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 4889: Kelsey Smith Act
May 23, 2016. Failed.
H.Res. 546: Providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 22) to authorize funds for Federal-aid ...
Dec 3, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 308: Keep the Promise Act of 2015
Nov 16, 2015. Failed.
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
From Jan 2013 to Sep 2016, Ruiz missed 94 of 2,481 roll call votes, which is 3.8%. This is worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 30 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
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