Our unique analysis of the bills Poe 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). Poe is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Poe for more statistics.
Ted Poe sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Foreign Affairs
House Committee on the Judiciary
- Member, Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet
- Member, Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations
Poe sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Poe’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6341: Review the Rule Act of 2016
- H.R. 6069: Pakistan State Sponsor of Terrorism Designation Act
- H.R. 6037: Sam Farr Peace Corps Enhancement Act
- H.R. 6036: Extending Justice for Sex Crime Victims Act of 2016
- H.R. 6016: Citizens’ Right to Know Act of 2016
- H.Con.Res. 150: Expressing the sense of Congress that child safety is the first priority of ...
- H.R. 5970: Shame Act of 2016
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|Poe’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 5602: To amend title 31, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to include all funds when issuing certain geographic targeting orders, and for ...
Jul 11, 2016. Passed.
H.R. 4889: Kelsey Smith Act
May 23, 2016. Failed.
H.R. 4127: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Dec 1, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
From Jan 2005 to Dec 2016, Poe missed 506 of 8,880 roll call votes, which is 5.7%. This is much worse than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 107 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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