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Rep. Ron Wright

Representative for Texas’s 6th District

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Wright is the representative for Texas’s 6th congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. He has served since Jan 3, 2019. Wright is next up for reelection in 2020.

Photo of Rep. Ron Wright [R-TX6]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2019 Report Card for Wright.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Wright 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 liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Wright has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Feb 25, 2020. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 0%

Committee Membership

Ron Wright sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Wright sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (25%) Crime and Law Enforcement (25%) Transportation and Public Works (25%) Health (25%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Wright voted Nay

Passed 373/45 on Feb 5, 2020.

Wright voted Nay

Wright voted Nay

Wright voted No

Passed 260/165 on Dec 11, 2019.

Wright voted Nay

Wright voted Nay

Passed 284/149 on Jul 25, 2019.

Wright voted Nay

Wright voted Nay

Missed Votes

From Jan 2019 to Feb 2020, Wright missed 155 of 774 roll call votes, which is 20.0%. This is much worse than the median of 2.2% 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

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: