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. 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
- H.R. 5809: Back the Blue Act of 2016
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From Jan 2005 to Sep 2016, Poe missed 458 of 8,832 roll call votes, which is 5.2%. This is much worse than the median of 2.3% 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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