Rep. Ronald “Ron” Paul (R)

Former Representative from Texas’s 14th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1997-2012 Representative Texas's 14th District
1979-1984 Representative Texas's 22nd District
1975-1976 Representative Texas's 22nd District

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Apr 1976 to Jan 2013, Paul missed 1,837 of 14,493 roll call votes, which is 12.7%. This is worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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