Rep. Rubén Hinojosa

Representative from Texas’s 15th District, Democrat

Hinojosa, a Democrat, has been the representative for Texas's 15th congressional district since Jan 7, 1997 (next election in 2016) (map).


2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Rubén Hinojosa sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hinojosa sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Education (43%) Finance and Financial Sector (14%) Taxation (7%) Housing and Community Development (7%) Labor and Employment (7%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (7%) Health (7%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1997 to May 2016, Hinojosa missed 1,422 of 13,106 roll call votes, which is 10.8%. This is much worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 129 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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