Stockman, a Republican, was the representative for Texas’s 36th congressional district from 2013 to 2014.
He was previously the representative for Texas’s 9th congressional district (1995-1996).
In 2014 Stockman was investigated for conspiring to accept contributions to his congressional campaign committee from individuals who were employed by his congressional office. The House Committee on Ethics recommended further review. Stockman lost the 2014 Senate primary and did not win re-election to his House seat.
Read our 2014 Report Card for Stockman.
Stockman is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2014 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 Stockman sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Stockman was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
- H.R. 4651 (113th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 601 West Baker Road in Baytown, Texas, as the “Specialist Keith Erin Grace, Jr. Memorial ...
We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).
Stockman sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (23%) Government Operations and Politics (21%) International Affairs (21%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Finance and Financial Sector (9%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%) Energy (5%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (5%)
Some of Stockman’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5892 (113th): Online Market Protection Act of 2014
- H.R. 5893 (113th): Ansel Adams Act
- H.R. 5891 (113th): Michelle Obama Nutritional Act
- H.Res. 784 (113th): Designating December 20 of each year as a national day of remembrance ...
- H.R. 5883 (113th): Fair Tax for Repatriation Act
- H.R. 5884 (113th): Don’t Track Me Act
- H.R. 5882 (113th): Flat Tax Rate Act
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H.R. 83 (113th): Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015
Dec 11, 2014. Passed 219/206.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 [pdf], which was approved by the House on December 11, 2014 and by the Senate on December 13, 2014. The bill was originally introduced on January 3, 2013 by ...
H.R. 4681 (113th): Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
Dec 10, 2014. Passed 325/100.
H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
S. 1603 (113th): Gun Lake Trust Land Reaffirmation Act
Sep 16, 2014. Passed 359/64.
H.R. 1947 (113th): Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
Jun 20, 2013. Failed 195/234.
From Jan 1995 to Dec 2014, Stockman missed 149 of 2,544 roll call votes, which is 5.9%. This is much worse than the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2014. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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