Vote — Feb 4, 2016 12:05 p.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 43/54
Sen. Cruz [R-TX]: Not Voting
Senator from Texas, Republican
Cruz, a Republican, has been the Junior senator from Texas since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2018).
Our unique analysis of the bills Cruz has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below is a member of the Senate. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Cruz is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Ted Cruz sits on the following committees:
Cruz sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Cruz’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2013 to Feb 2016, Cruz missed 140 of 1,013 roll call votes, which is 13.8%. This is much worse than the median of 1.7% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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