Rep. Ronald “Ron” Paul

Former Representative from Texas's 14th District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1997-2013 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

Paul was a moderate Republican leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Paul’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Paul’s bills had a total of 375 cosponsors in the 112th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Paul to other members of the House of Representatives in the 112th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See 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 14,443 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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