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Rep. Steve Stockman

Former Representative from Texas’s 36th District, Republican

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).

Photo of Rep. Steve Stockman [R-TX36, 2013-2014]


Legislative Metrics

Read our 2014 Report Card for Stockman.

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Stockman sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2014. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Stockman is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Stockman was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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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).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Stockman sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (23%) Government Operations and Politics (21%) International Affairs (21%) Finance and Financial Sector (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (5%) Transportation and Public Works (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Stockman’s Vote Vote Description
Not Voting 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 ...
Nay H.R. 4681 (113th): Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
Dec 10, 2014. Passed 325/100.
No H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
Not Voting S. 1603 (113th): Gun Lake Trust Land Reaffirmation Act
Sep 16, 2014. Passed 359/64.
No H.R. 1947 (113th): Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
Jun 20, 2013. Failed 195/234.

Missed Votes

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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Primary Sources

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