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 2022 and serves until Jan 3, 2023.
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 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 3, 2017 to Jan 13, 2021. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Wright sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Wright’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6917: AIR Security Act
- H.R. 6041: State and National Guard Fairness Act of 2020
- H.R. 5250: Veterans Back to Work Act of 2019
- H.R. 5081: K-9 Hero Act of 2019
- H.R. 4935: Teleabortion Prevention Act of 2019
- H.R. 3291: SNACKS Act
- H.R. 2962: Traffic Camera Freedom Act of 2019
From Jan 2019 to Jan 2021, Wright missed 234 of 971 roll call votes, which is 24.1%. This is much worse than the median of 2.0% 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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